Clothing Technical Manual

Version Three - August 2010

Tesco Clothing Technical Manual - August 2010 : Version 3

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Tesco Clothing Technical Manual - August 2010 : Version 3

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Contents Page

1. Introduction

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2. Ethical Trading Requirements, CR and Community Plan

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3. Legal Requirements

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4. Tesco Product/Component Safety Requirements

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5. Metal Contamination

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6. Fabric Standards

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7. Garment Product Standards

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Metal Contaminants Detected Form Appendix 7 .Tesco Sample Submission Tags Appendix 8 . Inspection Procedures Page 122 11.Hand Sewing Needle Control Form Appendix 4. Contacts Appendix 1.Technical Charges Summary Appendix 2 .Metal Detector Calibration Form Appendix 5 .Tesco Fault Table Appendix 9 .Broken Needle Record Form Appendix 3 .Q.C Inspection Process at the Distribution Centre Expectations of a Tesco Workbook Needle Detector Supplier Contacts Zip Supplier Contacts Interlining Supplier Contacts Press Fastener Supplier Contacts Test Houses Contacts Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .August 2010 : Version 3 Page 136 Page 154 Page 161 Page 162 Page 163 Page 164 Page 165 Page 166 Page 167 Page 170 Page 171 Page 151 Page 139 Page 140 Page 146 Page 147 Page 148 Page 4 . Sealing Process Page 116 10.Contents Page (continued) 8. Measuring Guide Page 79 9.Tesco AQL Report Appendix 10 .Metal Detected Product Log Appendix 6 .

1 Introduction Updating the Manual T Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .August 2010 : Version 3 Page 5 .1.0 1. Introduction 1.

and current. Introduction It is the aim of Tesco to create value for customers to earn their lifetime loyalty. and returning the acknowledgement of receipt. One person should be nominated within your company to be responsible for updating the manual.1. Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . When additional / replacement pages are sent to you. The Tesco Clothing Technical Manual gives you the tools to help achieve this throughout our clothing range and supersedes all previous issues. it is the suppliers responsibility to ensure the relevant pages are updated and that the relevant people within your organisation have access to it. Tesco Clothing Technical Manual should be used in conjunction with: • • • • Delivering Clothing to Tesco Supplier Manual Tesco Textile Performance Testing Manual Tesco Packaging Manuals Supplier Welcome Pack – Technical Requirements 1.1 Updating the Manual In future you will receive additions to keep the manual up to date.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 6 .

4 Corporate Responsibility 2.2 Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI) 2. Ethical Trading Requirements CR and Community Plan 2.5 Community Plan 2.2.June 2010 : Version 3 Page 7 g .1 Tesco Ethical Policy 2.6 Audit Requirements related to Ethical Trading Appendix 1 Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .3 Ethical Trading – SEDEX 2.

Ethical Trading Requirements. It is a UK based alliance of companies.1 Tesco Ethical Policy We aim to act responsibly in our commercial and trading activities. However. transparent and ultimately a pre-condition to further business.3 Ethical Trading – SEDEX SEDEX (Suppliers Ethical Data Exchange) is a secure webbased system for companies to store and maintain data on labour standards at production sites. B members – Factories. 2.org. Detailed information on how to register and upload data is provided on the Sedex website: www. The ETI exists to improve and promote good practice in the implementation of codes of labour practice. in order to drive and demonstrate improvements. AB members – Brands. The ETI has developed a code of labour practice called ‘The Base Code’. we will do what we can to ensure that the labour standards of people working for our suppliers will meet the relevant international standards. potential new customers.ethicaltrade. There is a membership fee which depends on which class of membership is appropriate. our staff. None Government Organisations (NGO’s) and Government. Our Corporate Responsibility Strategy and our Customer and Community Plans have been developed using feedback from our stakeholder groups including existing customers.uk 2. Production sites who are maintaining data. We cannot claim to have all the answers to complex ethical or social issues. All primary suppliers of Tesco own label products are expected to register and upload their site details onto SEDEX. CR and Community Plan 2. Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . Performance in this regard must be measured.2 Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI) Tesco are founding members of the Ethical Trading Initiative.sedex. Growers. which are used as a basis for its work. trade union organisations and nongovernmental organisations (NGOs) committed to working together to achieve that aim. This code consists of nine basic principles and reflects the most relevant international standards with respect to labour practices. Manufacturers or Importers who want to maintain data on their production sites and look at key data about their suppliers.4 Corporate Responsibility Corporate Responsibility is integral to our entire approach to business. More information can be found online at: www. This data is made available to companies with which they are in a trading relationship.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 8 . Working hours are not excessive No discrimination is practised Regular employment is provided No harsh or inhumane treatment is allowed Tesco is committed to working with suppliers to ensure that the ETI Base Code is applied in our supply chain. suppliers and farmers. ETI Base Code Employment is freely chosen Freedom of association and the right to collective bargaining is respected Working conditions are safe and hygienic Child labour shall not be used Living wages are paid 2. investors. from Board level to the checkout.org A members – Retailers who want to monitor and work with data regarding ethical trade.2.

suppliers. We are reducing usage of our carrier bags by rewarding customers with clubcard points for re-using bags by rewarding customers with green clubcard points for re-using bags. Risk assessments will be reviewed if country or industry risk levels change. 2. 2.000 fine for sub contracting. examples of which include the following: Reducing CO2 emissions from our UK businesses. We are installing the worlds most advanced recycling machines in 120 of our stores. A list of Tesco recognised third party audit companies is available through your Tesco contact. This tool assigns an overall rating based on: Country Industry Site Profile The Completed SEDEX Self Assessment Questionnaire The risk rating determines the ethical audit activity required by the site and supplier. they will automatically be issued with a $30. Requirements for Ethical Audits by Risk level Low Risk: Suppliers will be expected to maintain their site profile and self assessment questionnaire on SEDEX and review it every 6 months. In addition an ethical audit by a Tesco-recognised Third Party auditing company is to be carried out at least once every 2 years. In addition an ethical audit by a Tesco recognised Third Party auditing company is to be carried out annually. we are strengthening our environmental and community performance in all the countries in which we operate. Medium Risk: Suppliers will be expected to maintain their site profile and self-assessment questionnaire on SEDEX and review it every 6 months. the environment. Suppliers should check with the relevant commercial category to ensure they are aware of any current initiatives and check the impact of these on their products.6 Audit Requirements related to Ethical Trading The ethical risk rating of each primary supplier site that produces Tesco brand products is based on the SEDEX Risk Assessment tool. CR and Community Plan We have various active initiatives. If a supplier is found producing Tesco product in an unapproved site. Ethical Trading Requirements.2. Through our Regeneration Partnerships we have provided a lifeline into work for nearly 4000 long-term unemployed people since 1999.5 Community Plan As the Tesco business grows internationally. We also have targets to reduce packaging and to label all packaging according to whether it can be recycled. It is our intention that every country in the Tesco Group has its own community plan. Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . High Risk: Suppliers will be expected to maintain their site profile and self assessment questionnaire and review it every 6 months. Those suppliers with high risk countries and industries within their supply chain will be expected to provide evidence of comprehensive ethical assessment programmes within their secondary supply base. primarily the Technical Manager. Individual commercial categories will have their own initiatives relating to the community plan.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 9 . Working to find a universally accepted measure of the carbon footprints of our products with the aim of labelling products so customers can compare as easily as they can currently check nutritional profile. The plans have consistent themes covering health and nutrition. helping to transform some of our most deprived communities. and making our stores more locally orientated.

Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . CR and Community Plan Ethical Audit Procedures Suppliers requiring an audit must appoint a Tesco-recognised third party auditing company to conduct ethical audits. We also charge suppliers of Tesco branded products (not sites) a set cost each quarter as a contribution to cover some of the costs of our Ethical Trading Programme. All third party ethical audits will be commissioned and paid for by the sites (or Supplier). Suppliers may have already developed an ethical assessment programme either independently or with industry bodies or third party companies. Where corrective actions are required and verification requires longer than 6 months from audit date a progress report must be sent to the relevant Tesco Technical Manager.2. Once the audit is completed the supplier must grant permission to the auditor to upload the audit report and corrective action plan onto SEDEX. If an audit has already been carried out at the request of another retailer. then no further audit is required. and if that audit meets the full requirements of the Tesco Ethical Trading Code of Practice.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 10 . Ethical Trading Requirements. Suppliers should inform Tesco of these programmes. Suppliers must ensure that within 6 months of the audit the auditor has verified all corrective actions. Tesco will seek to agree a mutually acceptable process to verify and if possible recognise these existing programmes.

June 2010 : Version 3 Page 11 .2 3.3. Legal Requirements 3.4 Due Diligence Current Legislations and Standards Current Legislations and Standards Guidelines Tesco Terms and Conditions Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .1 3.3 3.

As part of new supplier induction access details will be provided by the Garment Technologist responsible. Clothing products. in particular those that have a legal / safety risk associated with them (examples below) will be checked. Suppliers are expected to be proactive in undertaking risk assessment of all merchandise in order to identify which specific legislation affects their product area and to take appropriate action in order to support a due diligence defence. European directives and British Standards codes of practice and to keep informed of any future amendments and additions. Tesco must be able to clearly demonstrate due diligence in order to show that all possible action has been taken to ensure that the product was both safe and legal. All documentation relating to a product must be kept by the supplier for a minimum of six years. toys 10. Suppliers may access results for any surveillance test failures via a secure website. Product Surveillance Testing Surveillance testing of products on sale in store is part of Tesco’s legal due diligence program across Tesco UK. Whilst the defence of Due Diligence is only recognised in the UK. To ensure all our products are safe and legal. Legal Requirements 3.g. whereas an established supplier of ladies wear with a good track record will face a very low level of surveillance.1 Due Diligence ‘Due diligence’ is a term for ensuring that the necessary policies and procedures are in place to maintain consistency of product. It is the supplier’s responsibility to ensure adherence to UK Legislation. Tesco expects all parties in its supply chain to take all reasonable precautions and jointly exercise due diligence to avoid offences being committed. Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . ‘waterproof’) • Nickel content (for prolonged skin contact) • Chrome IV (in leather) • Selected chemical tests (high risk items from our restricted substances list) Surveillance testing is targeted by product risk and by supplier risk. Tesco has well defined Quality Assurance procedures. product recalls and customer complaints. which minimise the risk of supplying an unsafe or unsatisfactory product to our customers.3. legal challenges. For every product sold. a new supplier of children’s products would face a high level of surveillance. • Fibre composition • Labelling (e. For instance. Surveillance testing levels will be reviewed seasonally by supplier and altered according to supplier performance in surveillance testing failures. it can be used as mitigating evidence in Central Europe. Suppliers are invoiced directly for any surveillance tests carried out on their products.g. flammability) • Toy safety (EN71) • Product promotional claims (e.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 12 .

1 Legislation and Directives 1. The Consumer Protection Act 1987 (commencement No. The Nightwear (Safety) Regulations 1985. 9. EN 1413: 1998/ISO 3071-Determination of pH Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . The Sale and Supply of Goods to Consumers Regulations 2002. Part 1: 2005 Specification for mechanical and physical properties. 11. Part 4: 1994 Graphical symbol for age warning labelling.1803 General Product Safety Regulation 13. The Footwear (Indication of Composition) Labelling Regulations 1995. 19. General Product Safety Regulations 2005 ( Directive 2001/ 95/ EC) 12. 18.1) Order 1987 8.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 13 .2043) 5. 3.2 Current Legislation and Standards 3.Textile-care code using symbols. The Toy Safety Regulations 1995 ( 88/ 378/ EEC) 15. Personal Protective Equipment (EC Directive) Regulations 1992. They apply primarily to business to consumer practices. 20. The Rag. Part 2: 2006 Flammability. The Consumer Protection Act from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008 replaces several pieces of legislation in force prior to May 2008. The Textile Products (Indications of Fibre Content) Regulations 1986 including Amendments 1988. 1998. General Product Safety Directive 2001 . The Dangerous Substances and Preparations (Nickel) (Safety) Regulations 2005. 17. 10. but elements of business to business are also concerned where they are likely to affect consumers. 4. 2. The regulations introduce a general duty not to trade unfairly towards their customers. The Children’s Clothing (Hood Cords) Regulations 1976 (SI 1976 No. Safety of Toys BS EN71 – All relevant parts of the standard. BS EN 14682-2004 – Drawstrings and cords on children’s clothing. 1994. 6.2. Sale of Goods and Services Act 1982. 14. BS 7907: 1997 Code of Practice for the Design and Manufacture of Children’s Clothing to Promote Mechanical Safety. Legal Requirements 3. Trade Descriptions Act 1968. The Trademarks Act 1994. 16. EN ISO 3758:2005 .3. The Nightwear (Safety) (Amendment) Regulations 1987 (SI 1985 No. Part 3: 1995 Specification for migration of certain elements.Statutory instructions 2005. The Food Imitations (Safety) Regulations 1989. BS 3084: 2006 updated Specification for slide fasteners. 21. Flock and Other Filling Regulations 1981. Sale of Goods Act 1979 as amended by The Sale and Supply of Goods Act 1994.2) 7. Council Directive 76/769/EEC – Restrictions on the marketing and use of certain dangerous substances and preparations (azo colourants).

Examples of where products could breach these Regulations: • A misleading statement or symbol on a garment . 3. the supplier must ensure that the licensor has agreed to remove the country of origin from the product.3. For example. it is the responsibility of the product supplier to ensure the country of origin is added where necessary and to confirm this change with the Tesco Technical Manager. Under The Trade Descriptions Act 1968 there is a legal obligation not to mislead and to specify country of origin on certain products. however. print or wording of the 24-character description then the country of origin must be added to the technical label. a garment stating ‘Authentic American Workwear’ or displaying the American flag could mislead the consumer into expecting that the garment was made in America. badges. the print or design changes.3.g. Such as. • Care label wording must not contradict the care label symbols. E.3. tickets and labels could suggest to the customer that the garment has been made somewhere other than the country of manufacture. This covers the accuracy of product description. using a wrinkle free swinger when in fact the garment does not have this property. • Information on packaging must be accurate and must not mislead the customer. For example promoting an element within a garment that is not a component. • All Disney product and packaging must have Country of Origin stated on the technical label. or. • In the UK the authorities do not need to disprove this claim. 3. It is an offence to apply a false trade description to goods.3 Current Legislation and Standards Guidelines 3. • Where product carries a licensed print or logo. Legal Requirements 3.3 Sale of Goods Act 1979 as amended by The Sale and Supply of Goods Act 1994 This legislation requires that goods sold be: • Of satisfactory quality • Fit for their purpose • As described Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . Any claim must be substantiated with relevant documentation. and we require all suppliers to follow the guidelines set out below: • PLEASE NOTE it is a legal requirement for ALL Central Europe products to display Country of Origin on the label. False or misleading information on products breaches both the Trade Descriptions Act 1968 and The Sale and Supply of Goods Act 1994 which requires that goods sold will be as described. they can simply challenge Tesco to prove it. such as 5 pocket western jean.3. • If there is any doubt about a design.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 14 . It is the supplier’s responsibility to confirm whether a country of origin label is applicable for a particular product and to specify the Tesco Additional Care instruction code 146 to the packaging supplier. trims. The licensor’s decision must be confirmed in writing to the relevant Tesco Technical Manager.1 Trade Descriptions Act 1968. then the actual country of origin must be stated.2 Country of Origin labelling It is not currently a legal requirement in the UK for country of origin to be stated on clothing products.where a consumer is likely to be misled into believing that a product comes from one country when in fact it comes from another. • Where prints. If during the development process. a print of the American flag on the front of the garment. or to supply goods to which a false trade description is applied. when the 24 character description implies a certain country. where stated it must be accurate.

10 point. outerwear jackets or gilets which are filled with down and feather filling. upper case) In keeping with these Regulations and the requirements of the General Product Safety Regulations 1994. in accordance with the Textile Products (Indications of Fibre Content) Regulations 1986. 3.3. decorations and labels. nightshirts. Certain product categories must be tested and pass the British Standard BS5722: 1984. A garment is required to be submitted for the flammability testing. 10 point. bathrobes made from 100% cotton terry towelling. upper case letters) • KEEP AWAY FROM FIRE (in red letters. The Nightwear (Safety) (Amendment) Regulations 1987 All garments that are sold as nightwear or commonly worn as nightwear are affected by these regulations. In order to prove compliance with this legislation Tesco requires a test report from an approved laboratory in compliance with the Tesco laboratory accreditation policy. Products.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 15 . and is there to maintain a standard of cleanliness of the filling.6 The Textile Products (Indications of Fibre Content) Regulations 1986 including Amendments 1988. To be superseded by the Consumer Protection for Unfair Trading Regulations 2008. which meet the flammability performance requirements. including all threads. Suppliers are responsible for supplying acceptable quality fabrics and ensuring that their products are made to a suitable standard to ensure their fitness for purpose. Flock and Other Filling Regulations 1981 This legislation applies to down filled products for example. lists criteria for labelling product with ‘KEEP AWAY FROM FIRE’. and given an accurate indication of fibre content when purchasing textile products. all adult nightwear and all clothes for babies up to three months old (including those which are not nightwear). 3. This is a test to assess whether the garment is slow burning and relates to the whole garment. must carry a label with one of the following labels: • LOW FLAMMABILITY TO BS 5722 (in black letters) • LOW FLAMMABILITY TO BS 5722 (in black letters) and KEEP AWAY FROM FIRE (in red. must carry a label stating: • KEEP AWAY FROM FIRE (in red letters. the Tesco Procedure for Flammability Labelling in the Tesco Textile Performance Standards.4 The Rag. Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . Legal Requirements In order to comply with this legislation Tesco require that all fabrics are tested by an approved laboratory to assess if they are of a satisfactory quality for their intended end use.3. trimmings. All labelling must be accurate and must not mislead the consumer. Children’s (aged over three months and under 13 years old) nightdresses.5 The Nightwear (Safety) Regulations 1985.3. The fabric used for this testing must be from bulk. Only elastic and elastic threads used for gathers in the garment are exempt. Flammability performance of fabrics and fabric assemblies used in sleepwear and dressing gowns. 10 point. upper case letters) Children’s pyjamas. which meets the requirements of BS 1425: Part 2: 1991. dressing gowns and bathrobes (except bathrobes made from 100% cotton terry towelling) must pass BS5722: 1984. The supplier is responsible for providing a test report showing fibre composition from an approved independent laboratory.3. 1994 The purpose of these Regulations is to ensure that consumers are not misled. 3.

Lycra® elastane. A garment from bulk must be cut in half.this section).August 2010 : Version 3 Page 16 . modal. llama. Pile fabrics. otter).5-3. back 100% nylon. fake fur etc . • Generic fibre names cannot be used together to describe one fibre ie.5.3. • ‘Viscose modal’ is not permitted as a fibre composition as both names describe two different fibres. face 100% cotton. • Cashmere – the supplier must substantiate the claim that the hair is from the goat. yak.g.100%cotton/silk is NOT acceptable. The Tesco Textile Performance Standards lists the only permitted generic fibre names that can appear on products sold in Europe. ‘spandex’ is the American fibre name for the fibre elastane and not acceptable. In order to show compliance with these Regulations the supplier must substantiate any specific wool type named on the fibre composition label. camel. Where a fabric has a fibre that constitutes less than 3% of the total this should still be identified. These wool fibres are not easily identified and Tesco accepts test reports from a woolmark approved testing house for Merino and for cashmere test reports must be from a Cashmere & Camel Hair Manufacturers Institute (CCMI) approved testing house. The Tesco Textile Performance Standards states the conditions under which The Woolmark label for 100% Pure New Wool and Wool blended garments can be used. Socks – Test the following sizes children’s size 12.e. Note men’s one size product test 6-12.where the fibre composition is different. cashmere. irrespective of the chest measurement of the garment. Legal Requirements Under no circumstances will any garment be accepted without this test report. • For products sold in Europe. The Tesco Textile Performance Standards states the Tesco requirement for labelling of textile products and components. and one of the two halves-sent to each lab for fibre composition analysis – it is the supplier’s responsibility to ensure that these tests are carried out.7 Clothing (Hood Cords) Regulations 1976 and Cords & Drawstrings on Children’s Clothing BS EN14682 -2004 These regulations specify that the hood of a child’s outer garment should not be designed to be secured by a cord drawn through the material. This applies to garments whose chest measurement does not exceed 44cm flat. 3. as the pile content can vary dependant on the level of cropping). E. vicuna. (See also number 10. Wool is a permitted fibre name and is used to describe fibre obtained from sheep or lambs fleeces or a mixture of such fibres and certain fine animal hair (alpaca. mohair. Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . Tactel® nylon. etc. velvet. etc. angora. Fibre composition stated on the technical label must be accurate +/-3% to the percentage stated on the fabric test report. elastane is the only permitted European generic fibre name. men’s size 9-11 and ladies size 4-8. viscose. Tesco does not permit functional drawcords on the necks or hoods of any children’s garments. Rayon is the American generic fibre name for regenerated cellulosic fibres and is not acceptable for use in Europe. • Trademarked™ or registered® names can only be used in conjunction with the permitted European generic fibre name. fabrics must be tested and correctly labelled with their generic name i. e.g. • For products sold in Europe. beaver. If sizes fall either size of this please consult the Tesco Technical Manager. For example: • Merino wool – the supplier must substantiate the claim that the wool is from the merino sheep.g. the face must be quoted separately from the back. E.velour.3. (NOT 50% cotton 50% nylon. guanaco.

For example. E. 3. NOT Tactel.3. such as reflective strips on garments.g. packaging. • This would apply to the use of Lycra® on products. and accessory products such as sunglasses. • Suitability of instructions or warning labels given on the product.3. which must be affixed to each product and its packaging so that it is visible. The CE mark indicates that the product satisfies any requirements applicable to them. colour. Such product offered for sale must be assessed by an Approved Body for compliance with this regulation. odour. • Trademarks cannot be used independently on a fibre composition label. 3. appearance.3. which requires that all consumer goods are reasonably safe and takes into account the following: • Whether published standards or codes of practice have been adopted. which permits them to use the Lycra® trade name on the product. Legal Requirements 3. The supplier must prove that the product contains Lycra® by providing a certificate from Invista.3. which is over and above the requirements of the law. Goods labelled as such would be considered counterfeit.10 Personal Protective Equipment (EC Directive) Regulations 1992 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) must satisfy basic safety requirements to ensure the health protection and safety of users. volume or size which is likely to cause people. the owners of the trademark. to confuse them with food and put it in their mouth or suck or swallow them. but Lycra® elastane. This action may result in death or personal injury. legible and permanent (where achievable). but Tactel® nylon. labelling.9 The Food Imitations (Safety) Regulations 1989 It is an offence to offer for sale any non food product or component which has the form. They must always carry the registered mark ® or trademark ™ symbol and be used in conjunction with the permitted UK generic fibre name. A copy of the licence must be submitted to the Technical Manager. 3.8 The Consumer Protection Act 1987 This is a general safety requirement for consumer goods. see the Tesco Textile Performance Standards. There are a number of specific safety regulations that must be applied to goods sold by Tesco. Tesco has also adopted its own code of practice for Flammability labelling. NOT Lycra. • If the product is as safe as it could be within the scope of current knowledge or technology.11 The Trade Marks Act 1994 It is an offence to fraudulently use or apply a registered trademark without authority from the registered owner of the trademark. A list of ‘Approved Bodies’ within member states of the European Union is available from the UK Department of Trade and Industry. which have a protective value. A product that complies with this Regulation should carry the CE mark. buttons which look or smell like children’s sweets would breach this legislation. The General Product Safety Regulations 1994 incorporates the general product safety requirements of The Consumer Protection Act 1987.3. This Regulation is relevant to clothing and component parts.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 17 . Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . • Products displaying the Woolmark label must be from a supplier that holds a licence from The Woolmark Company. particularly children.

are any product or material designed or clearly intended for use in play by children of less than 14 years of age. A risk analysis must be conducted by the supplier to reduce or eliminate potential risks associated with the product. • Bear the CE mark on the toy or packaging. Tesco has certain criteria that suppliers must follow and these are stated in the Product Safety Requirements section of the Tesco Clothing Technical Manual.3. The label must indicate the material: ‘leather’. as shown in the regulations.14 The Footwear (Indication of Composition) Labelling Regulations 1995 Footwear offered for sale to consumers must display a composition label relating to component parts. but would retain a ‘play value’ and must therefore comply with these regulations. 3. • The manufacturer must hold documentation that the toy satisfies the essential safety requirements. • Be accompanied by warnings where necessary.12 General Product Safety Regulations 2005 (Directive 2001/ 95/ EC) This legislation requires that any product placed on the market must be a safe product. The following must be considered when risk assessing a product: • The age of the consumer and the use of the product. This is generally seen as ‘common sense’ legislation. presents no risk or only the minimum risk compatible with the product’s use and which is consistent with a high level of protection for consumers. Under these regulations all products sold by Tesco must be safe and fir for purpose. • Bear the required name and address details of either the manufacturer or retailer who has responsibility for the product within the EU. Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . • Potential hazards incorporated in the product e. 3. insecure components.3. in the form of a pictogram or in written format.3. A ‘safe’ product is any product which under normal or reasonably foreseeable conditions of use. For example. outer sole. a hot water bottle cover in the shape of well known Disney character would not be sold as toy. which constitutes at least 80% of each of the three component parts: upper. Although a product may not be sold as a ‘toy’ it must be risk assessed as to whether it has a ‘play value’. lining and sock. sharp edges. The label must be attached to at least one article of footwear in each pair and can be printed. embossed or displayed on a sticky label on the product. • Instructions on packaging that can be misinterpreted or which has insufficient warnings causing harm to the consumer. or toxic coatings on components. ‘coated leather’.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 18 . which are categorised as a ‘toy’. including duration. Legal Requirements 3. • Outer sole – Shoe bottom attached to upper. Toys must comply with the following requirements under these Regulations: • Satisfy essential safety requirements by being manufactured in accordance with the relevant national standards. ‘textile’ or ‘other materials’.13 Toy Safety Regulations 1995 (88/ 378/ EEC) Products.g. • Lining and sock – Lining of upper and insole. Each component part is identified as follows: • Upper – Shoe outer face attached to sole.3.

3. 3. 3.3. Where a British (BS) or European (BSEN) exists for safety this will need to be complied with to demonstrate compliance with the GPSR.3. Legal Requirements 3. Please see the Tesco Textile Performance Standards gives details of the test standard for clothing products. 3.3. studs. which should be followed in this situation – see the Tesco Textile Performance Standards. Part 2: 1994 Flammability This section of the code relates to costume clothing and accessories. and would be relevant to fancy dress items. Tesco requires all components incorporated in garments and accessories for children of 36 months and under to meet the above requirements. buttons and trims.15 The Dangerous Substances and Preparations (Nickel) (Safety) Regulations 2005 This legislation regulates the use of Nickel in items that pierce (e. Parts that become detached must be of a certain minimum size that is judged by penetration into a truncated cylinder. zips.16 Council Directive 76/769/EEC – Restrictions on the marketing and use of certain dangerous substances and preparations (azo colourants) Certain Azo dyes used in textiles and leather have potentially cancer inducing properties.18 Safety of Toys BS 5655/EN71 Part 1: 1989 Specification for mechanical and physical properties Sections of this code of practice have been applied to component parts. e. Please also see Tesco Toy Manual. Part 3: 1995 Specification for migration of certain elements This section limits the migration of certain elements from the accessible parts of a toy and has been adopted for component parts on clothing. The parts must not have any sharp points or edges and any removable component which does not meet these requirements would make the product unsuitable for a child under 36 months of age.3. In order to demonstrate compliance with this regulation a test report from an approved lab is required from the component supplier or clothing manufacturer.g. poppers. However Tesco has its own code of practice for Flammability labelling of garments. Product that does not meet the standard required must carry the label: ‘Warning! Keep away from fire’. earrings) or come into ‘direct and prolonged contact with the skin’. Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . Tesco requires all components used on children’s clothing (under 3 years) to comply with this standard. Under the code accessories would be tested for toxicity.g. as the code specifies that small components are tested to a 90 Newton pull test. belt buckles and eyelets. Suppliers should obtain written confirmation from fabric manufacturers that the dyestuffs they use do not contain Azo dyes and test reports will be required.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 19 .3.19 BS 3084: Updated 2006 Specification for slide fasteners Tesco has identified approved zip suppliers (Please see relevant section of the Tesco Clothing Technical Manual) to ensure that all zips used on our products meet this specification. Please see the Tesco Textile Performance Standards and Restricted Substances Code of Practice for the lists of Azo dyes that are banned.17 British Standards: Standards and Codes of Practice BS Standards and Codes of practice specify test methods and are followed to demonstrate compliance with The General Product Safety Regulation (GPSR).3. In garments this affects components such as rivets.

736 of the Companies Act 1985 as amended by the Companies Act 1989) or b) the subsidiary of any such holding company. the Code of Practice on Supermarkets’ Dealings with Suppliers. or c) its associated company (within the meaning of s.416 of the Income and Corporation Taxes Act 1988) as may enter into a Contract with the Supplier. Further testing may be requested by the Tesco Technical Manager that may be over and above the legal requirement. Legal Requirements 3. and to ensure you do not make reference to the Code of Practise without cross referencing to the Tesco Manual.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 20 . Call of Order Code Contract Buyer’s requirements from time to time which is placed by the Buyer with a Supplier pursuant to a Contract. firm. all specifications and descriptions of any goods supplied or to be supplied.3. to ensure safety in some areas. any quotation from a prospective Supplier to the Buyer in accordance with which the prospective Supplier offers to supply goods to the Buyer. This standard has the effect of being a legal requirement under the General Product Safety Regulation.3. The Tesco Clothing Technical Manual may take further steps than the Code recommends.1 Definitions In relation to the terms and conditions set out below (“these conditions”) the following words shall have the following meanings Buyer Tesco Stores Limited or such other company which is: a) its holding company or subsidiary (within the meaning of s. any contractual arrangement relating to the supply of goods to the Buyer by a Supplier including an arrangement pursuant to which Call Off Orders may be placed by the Buyer from time to time depending upon its requirements an order placed with a Supplier by the Buyer for the supply of a specific number of goods other than a Call Off Order.4. 3.4 Tesco Terms and conditions 3. Order Quotation Specification Supplier Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . company or other entity with whom a Contract is entered into by the Buyer. the person.20 BS 7907: 1997 Code of Practice for the design and manufacture of children’s clothing to promote mechanical safety The Safety / Component and Trim section of the Tesco have been compiled in Clothing Technical Manual conjunction with this code of practice which takes into account the functionality and associated risks in the design and manufacture of children’s clothing.

supersede and exclude any inconsistent terms or conditions contained in or referred to in the Supplier’s Quotation. B . B .The Supplier agrees to comply with all requirements of the Buyer in respect of delivery. A . bar coding and other such requirements (including any amendments to the requirements) as are notified to the Supplier from time to time and these requirements will form part of each Contract. or any goods being supplied or to be supplied to the Buyer.4. acceptance of an Order. 3. The Buyer agrees to give the Supplier reasonable notice of its requirements. The Buyer will only be bound once it has placed an Order or Call off Order with the Supplier. the process of manufacture.Any forecasts provided by the Buyer to the Supplier shall be estimates of the Buyer’s requirements for the goods and shall not be binding on the Buyer. The price for the goods which are supplied to the new Specification shall be increased or decreased by such amount as shall be reasonable to reflect such alteration. or any materials from which goods are manufactured.4 Forecasts A .4.All quality control procedures issued by the Buyer shall form part of these Conditions. the Buyer shall not be liable to the Supplier if a forecast proves to be incorrect. Any such inspection or examination shall not absolve the Supplier from responsibility or liability under these Conditions nor imply acceptance of the goods by the Buyer. to be necessary shall be borne by the Supplier. These Conditions shall prevail over. No addition to or variation of or exclusion of these Conditions or any of them shall be binding upon the Buyer unless confirmed expressly and specifically by a director of the Buyer.The Supplier shall arrange for representatives of the Buyer to be given access at all reasonable times to the Supplier’s premises and any premises where goods. correspondence or elsewhere.The cost of any testing. then the Buyer may terminate the whole or any unfulfilled part of any applicable Contract at any time without further liability to the Supplier other than to pay for any goods which the Buyer has received and which it does not reject pursuant to any provision of these Conditions. invoicing. every Order and every Contract. 3. packaged. processing. checking or product evaluations of any goods deemed by the Buyer.5 Quality control A . or at any time thereafter ongoing quality control procedures are not complied with to the Buyer’s satisfaction. Every Quotation and every acceptance of an Order by the Supplier constitutes unconditional acceptance of these Conditions. stored or collated for the purposes of inspecting and examining such materials. C . quality control. packaging.3.4.Any contract that commits the Buyer to a term that exceeds one year in duration requires the signature of a director of Tesco Plc otherwise the contract shall not be binding on the Buyer. As a result.No alteration to any Specification for own label goods shall be of any effect unless made by a director of the Buyer in writing. storage and collation. processed.4. acting reasonably. return of returnable packaging or delivery materials.2 Basis of Contract These Conditions shall be deemed to be incorporated in every request from the Buyer to a Supplier or prospective Supplier for a Quotation. warehousing. 3.The Buyer may make alterations from time to time to any Specifications for own label goods upon giving reasonable notice to the Supplier.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 21 . in writing.3 Alteration of Specifications for own label goods A . If either the initial quality control procedures are not completed to the Buyer’s satisfaction. B . are manufactured. Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . Legal Requirements 3.

7 Title and risk A .delivery to the Buyer shall take place at the location where the Buyer or its agent collects the goods. >> D3 . such date must be adhered to strictly by the Supplier and time shall be of the essence. B . or in the absence of such a specification.payment for the goods shall be by such method and such currency as notified by the Buyer from time to time.the Supplier shall insure the goods for an amount as specified by the Buyer. F . in exchange for proper documents and the Supplier agrees to accept payment by BACS if requested by the Buyer. the Buyer may agree with the Supplier from time to time to contribute towards or reimburse the Supplier for any carriage and/ or duty charge and the Supplier shall submit to the Buyer a separate invoice for these charges.In relation to all Contracts under which goods are supplied for delivery by the Supplier to the Buyer’s branch or warehouse: >> F1 .4. and does.3. carriage and duty paid.Where a date for delivery of goods is specified in a Contract and/or where the Buyer is entitled to. pilferage and non delivery for any reason from the point of production to the Buyer’s branch or warehouse or. the Buyer shall not be obliged to accept delivery by instalments.In relation to all Contracts under which the goods are supplied by the Supplier on an ex-factory basis: >> G1 . C .Unless agreed by the Buyer to the contrary: >> D1 .The Buyer shall take title but shall not accept risk in any goods delivered in excess of the quantity ordered save that in respect of any such over-delivered goods the Buyer shall be entitled to display them for sale and to sell them without first giving notice to the Supplier. notify the Supplier from time to time of a delivery date.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 22 . without prejudice to any other rights or remedies of the Buyer. an amount equal to the Contract price for the goods with a reputable United Kingdom insurance company previously notified to and agreed by the Buyer against all risks including but not limited to theft.Unless stated to the contrary in a Contract.A receipt note in the form notified by the Buyer to the Supplier from time to time (including any amended form) which is issued by the Buyer’s branch or warehouse or. 3.the Supplier agrees to comply with latest version of the Buyer’s standard drop and drive procedures contained in the Buyer’s Revised Drop and Drive Procedure Manual. by the Buyer’s or its agent’s driver is the only proof of delivery of any goods that will be accepted by the Buyer and the Buyer shall not be liable to pay for goods unless and until the prescribed receipt note for them is produced to it. in the case of goods supplied ex-factory. B . Legal Requirements 3.all goods shall be accompanied by a delivery note in such form and containing such details as the Buyer shall notify to the Supplier from time to time. >> G2 . >> F2 . to the location where the goods are collected by the Buyer or its agent.the goods shall be delivered. to the address for delivery notified to the Supplier. G .the Supplier agrees to comply with the Buyer’s Primary Distribution and Supplier Operating Agreement or equivalent agreement and/or procedures as are issued by the Buyer from time to time. E .Failure by the Supplier to deliver goods on the date specified or notified by the Buyer (including failure to deliver any instalment(s) where permitted) shall.4.Title to and risk in any goods delivered to the Buyer pursuant to a Contract shall pass to the Buyer upon delivery to the Buyer notwithstanding any purported retention of title by the Supplier until some later date or attempt by the Supplier to transfer risk at an earlier date. in the case of goods supplied on an ex-factory basis.6 Delivery date A . entitle the Buyer to reject those goods and/or terminate the whole or any unfulfilled part of the Contract pursuant to which they were to be delivered without further liability of the Buyer to the Supplier. Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . >> D2 . D . >> F3 .notwithstanding F1 above.

upon receipt of a valid invoice. where any goods in which the Buyer has already taken title are returned by the Buyer to the Supplier.3. for them as if they had been delivered pursuant to the Contract to which they were surplus provided always that the Buyer shall be entitled to retain from that payment the cost of the sale. Legal Requirements C .If the Buyer sells any goods pursuant to B.8 Acceptance of goods A .4. failing which the Buyer shall be entitled to dispose of such goods whether in accordance with B or C or otherwise and the Buyer shall be entitled to deduct from any future payments due from the Buyer to the Supplier the amount of any expenses referred to above together with the amount of any expenses incurred in connection with the disposal of those goods.9 Returned goods A . 3.4.4. properly stored. B . The Supplier’s or carrier’s signature or that of its agent or employee or subcontractor on such document or on the Supplier’s uplift note shall constitute acceptance of the details set out within the document unless a counter notice rejecting those details is served on the Buyer within three working days of the date of the document.If it is found within a reasonable time (bearing in mind the facts recited in B) after delivery of any goods to the address for delivery that the goods or part of them are not in accordance with the applicable Contract or do not comply with any Specification or sample or are not of satisfactory quality or are not suitable for the purpose for which they are intended or are in breach of any of the warranties given by the Supplier under 3. the Buyer shall have the right to: >> C1 . 3. then notwithstanding the provisions of clause 3.If the Buyer fails. C .13 below.B below. the Supplier shall at its expense keep the goods separate and apart from other goods.9. Until such time as title shall pass to the Supplier. Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . the Buyer shall pay the Supplier.The Supplier acknowledges that the goods supplied by it are purchased by the Buyer for retail purposes and that the Buyer’s distribution procedures prevent examination of all goods until after they are displayed for sale and that some defects may not be discovered by the Buyer until a consumer draws them to its attention. or elects not to sell any such overdelivered goods it shall be entitled to give notice in writing to the Supplier to remove them or any of them within seven days of receipt by the Supplier of such written notice and to refund to the Buyer any and all expenses directly or indirectly incurred by the Buyer as a result of their delivery. D .to treat the Contract and/or any unfulfilled part of it as wholly repudiated by the Supplier.Except where otherwise agreed in writing. title in those goods shall not pass to the Supplier and shall remain in the Buyer until the Supplier has paid to the Buyer all sums due under the Contract pursuant to which they were supplied.The issue by the Buyer of a receipt note for any goods shall not constitute any acknowledgement of the condition or nature of those goods.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 23 . B .reject those goods or any of them and to require the Supplier to remove them or any of them and to refund to the Buyer the price paid by the Buyer together with all expenses directly or indirectly incurred by the Buyer in consequence of such rejection or removal. storage and other charges and any other monies due from the Supplier.4. and >> C2 . protected and insured and in such a way as to identify them clearly as belonging to the Buyer and shall take all steps necessary to ensure that it neither becomes nor is deemed to be the reputed owner of the goods and the Supplier shall not sell or dispose of the goods to any third party without prior agreement in writing by the Buyer. the Buyer will issue an official return to supplier note in the form (including any amended form) notified to the Supplier from time to time.Whenever and for what reason goods are returned by the Buyer to the Supplier or are uplifted by the Supplier on the instructions of the Buyer. including but not limited to the cost of moving and storing them.

warehousing and quality control.uk.00 is charged plus the selling price of the article.4.com.8 and 3. or 3.4.The Buyer and Supplier agree that for the purposes of clauses 3. quality. to gain their lifetime loyalty and ensure consistency. Garments will be available for a four week period from receipt of returns report for assessment by supplier.4. >> A4 .4.faulty. which results from a breach by the Supplier of any of these Conditions or any other terms of a Contract.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 24 .10 Store Faulty Returns July 2010 Reports will be issued at the end of each period advising suppliers of faulty returns performance and charges.11 Wastage A .failure by the Supplier to comply with the Buyer’s requirements as to delivery.1% or under or if only five garments or less have been returned as faulty at that period.co. and >> A3 . >> A3 . Photographs can also be provided upon request. raising standards and reducing faulty returns.failure by the Supplier to meet specified delivery dates and times. How it works: Supplier will be advised of Sub Group Returns targets at the start of each financial half.Suppliers to be charged for customer faulty returns above the sub group average (returns target): >> A1 . do not comply with all Relevant Legislation (as defined in clause 3.Suppliers address quality issues.No charging will be applied for faulty returns 0. or foreign matter or are contaminated.4.Faulty returned goods are collected by nominated charities and sent to their depots.3. An admin fee of £25. materials or workmanship. or >> A2 .12 Costs of resolving consumer complaints A . or >> A3 . A . >> A2 .the Buyer notifies the Supplier of the complaint.A2. >> A2 .returns. >> A1 . the Buyer may require the Supplier to make a payment to the Buyer for resolving the complaint provided that: >> A1 . or contain defects in design.the complaint is justifiable. in store by refunding the retail price or replacing the relevant goods.To raise delivered quality standards for customers.13. >> A2 .Where the Buyer can resolve a consumer complaint. Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .4.Charging is based on suppliers average cost price for that sub group product. of these Conditions). Legal Requirements 3.This process will operate separately to customer complaints of a serious nature which have been referred and require investigation and follow up. Aa2 Aa3 3. Charges will be debited at the end of each financial half.Customers will have confidence in Tesco quality and keep coming back to shop with us. the principal factors which are likely to amount to negligence or default on the part of the Supplier which might result in wastage of the Supplier’s goods at the Buyer’s stores are: >> A1 . substance and quantity described in the Contract and any Specifications. Please contact us on: www.9 of the Code. Reasons for the process: A .the payment shall not exceed the retail price of the goods.delivery by the Supplier of goods that: Aa1 are not of the nature. Please contact your relevant Technical manager for full details. >> A4 .failure by the Supplier to notify the Buyer of a change to a Specification.

materials and workmanship. that it shall obtain any necessary licences for the exportation. 3.If a breach by the Supplier of any of these Conditions or any other terms of a Contract results in a consumer complaint which cannot be resolved by the Buyer in store by refunding the retail price or replacing the relevant goods. fitness for purpose. transportation and importation into the United Kingdom of the goods.The provisions of this clause shall apply only to payments by the Supplier in respect of consumer complaints. possession. substance and quality described in. trade names. address trade marks and any other indications of the Buyer’s identity shall be totally Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . >> A3 . marking. B – The Supplier warrants that any documents relating to goods that are delivered to the Buyer are valid and that the information contained in the documents is correct. revenue or goodwill). or control the nature.The Supplier warrants to the Buyer in respect only of all Orders and Contracts under which goods are supplied for delivery in the United Kingdom from a territory outside the United Kingdom.3. injury. importation.will not be the subject of any security interest or adverse title. loss (including. economic loss. C .The Supplier warrants to the Buyer that all goods supplied by the Supplier to the Buyer: >> A1 . Statutory Instruments. and all Regulations. labelling. D . Directives.Subject to the provisions of E the Supplier accepts full responsibility for. shall satisfy itself that such licences have been properly obtained and comply with the existing legislation and shall ensure that these licences are delivered to the Buyer where required by the Buyer to enable import clearance without demurrage. the Buyer may require the Supplier to refund to the Buyer any costs incurred by the Buyer in resolving the complaint provided that the Buyer is satisfied that the complaint is justifiable and the Buyer submits a full report on the complaint to the Supplier. substance. to the exclusion of the other terms of these Conditions. >> A2 .Notwithstanding A and B above. quantity.will not infringe the rights of any third party established under trade marks. use. free from any adulteration and will not contain any foreign matter. of any goods which are manufactured.will comply in every respect with the provisions of existing legislation and statutes.will be free from defects in design.In the event of the non-delivery to the Buyer. or penalty whatsoever awarded against or incurred or paid by the Buyer resulting or arising directly or indirectly from a breach by the Supplier of any of these Conditions or any other terms of a Contract. copyright. Decisions or any other requirements made thereunder including those which relate to. >> A4 . quantity. in any event. 3.13 Disposal of own label goods A . transportation. offering for sale. packing. and will comply in every respect with the provisions of. or the return to the Supplier for whatever reason.4. the Contract pursuant to which they are supplied and all Specifications.will be of the nature. orders.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 25 .14 Warranties and indemnity A . sale.4. exportation. constitution. removed by the Supplier prior to disposal so that no such reference remains which might lead any third party to associate the goods with the Buyer. patents or any other protection whatsoever. all references to the Buyer’s name. Legal Requirements B . D . costs (including management and legal costs). of either United Kingdom or EC origin. claim. dealing. C . any action. Any specific instructions given by the Buyer in respect of such disposal shall be strictly adhered to by the Supplier and. packaged or labelled in such a manner as to identify them in any way with the Buyer. packaging. damage. without limitation. and shall indemnify and hold the Buyer harmless against. quality. the Buyer may agree with the Supplier from time to time an average payment to be made by the Supplier to the Buyer for resolving consumer complaints. loss of profit. the Supplier shall not under any circumstances dispose of those goods to a third party without the prior written consent of the Buyer. >> A5 . make-up or trade description of such goods (referred to below as “Relevant Legislation”).

the repair. patterns.The Supplier shall not be liable to indemnify the Buyer in accordance with D above if. its employees or agents. considers is or will be commercially unviable as a result of the contamination and the Buyer shall be released from any obligation which has already arisen to pay for. if true. any costs (including costs pursuant to a Court Order).4. and/or >> A3 . F . civil penalties or fines incurred by the Buyer in defending proceedings brought by any third party (including any prosecution) wherein allegations are made in relations to goods which would.Any descriptions given by the Supplier in relation to any goods supplied shall be deemed to be representations made by the Supplier and. unless the damage is reasonably repairable in which case it shall be liable for costs of. 3.3. information and components supplied by the Buyer in connection with any Contract or Order together with any copies made by or for the Supplier and any copyright. where any such description is found to be materially wrong. without further liability to the Supplier: >> A1 .17 Buyer’s property A .000.000 or such sum as the Buyer may from time to time reasonably require in respect of injury or damage to persons or property arising out of the manufacture or sale of goods supplied by the Supplier to the Buyer and the Buyer shall be entitled to inspect such policy at any time on reasonable notice and shall be supplied with the current premium receipt from time to time on demand. with an indemnity limit of £5.The Supplier shall for so long as it is party to a Contract with the Buyer hold and maintain in force at all times and for a period of ten years thereafter a product liability insurance policy.to suspend delivery of.4. and/or >> A2 .The Supplier accepts full responsibility for. and ancillary to. whichever is the higher. labels. plans. and shall indemnify and hold the Buyer harmless against. whether or not caused by the negligence or fault of the Supplier. and shall be entitled to a full refund of any sums already remitted in payment for. In the event of any loss of or damage to the property whilst in the Supplier’s possession. design right or other proprietary right in any or all of them: 3.In the event that any goods supplied by the Supplier (whether or not such goods have been supplied to the Buyer) are discovered to have been contaminated whether deliberately or accidentally prior to delivery by the Supplier. 3. is actually or potentially harmful to consumers or renders re-sale Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .All working drawings. the Buyer shall be entitled to the remedies described at 3. B .The Supplier hereby assigns to the Buyer with full title guarantee all the copyright and all other rights of a like nature conferred under the laws of the United Kingdom and all other countries of the World in any artwork which has been created (and by way of present assignment of future copyright in any artwork which will be created) for use on or in relation to any “own-label” goods to be supplied to the Buyer. C . B . in its absolute discretion. amount to a breach of these Conditions. whether or not such claim is successful and whether or not the Buyer secures an order that any other person should pay those costs. designs. of the goods commercially unviable or where a claim by any person that the goods have been interfered with becomes public knowledge.16 Contamination A .8 C1 and 3. and to the extent that.8 C2.4.15 Insurance A .For the purpose of A. G . the loss suffered or incurred by the Buyer results from the contravention by the Buyer of Relevant Legislation by reason of the Buyer’s own wilful or negligent act or omission. Legal Requirements E . any such goods. the Buyer shall be entitled.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 26 . in the Buyer’s opinion.4.4. the Supplier will be liable to the Buyer for the full new replacement value of the property or the value of the items in question. manufacturing data.The Supplier shall be responsible for any property of the Buyer which may be issued to the Supplier in connection with any Contract.to require the Supplier to collect at its own risk and expense any stocks already held by the Buyer of any goods so contaminated and/or any goods of the same description as those so contaminated and/or any other goods supplied by the Supplier the resale of which the Buyer.to terminate any Contract for. goods will be deemed to be contaminated where they contain any substance or possess any quality or attribute which. descriptions. specifications.

22 Coupon Handling Procedure A .20 Termination of Contracts A .4.21 Electronic Data Interchange A .the Supplier commits any act of bankruptcy or has a receiver or administrative receiver appointed of the whole or any part of its assets or if an order is made or resolution passed for the winding up of the Supplier or its business or the Supplier becomes subject to an administration order or enters into a voluntary arrangement with its creditors or the Supplier is the subject of any equivalent event or proceeding under the laws of any jurisdiction.The Supplier shall not announce or disclose the existence of any contractual arrangement or any dispute between the Supplier and the Buyer (including a dispute referred to under clause 3. breakdown of plant or machinery).The Buyer shall be entitled forthwith to terminate any Contract by written notice to the Supplier if: >> A1 . industrial action. in any applicable Contract or Order. strike. 3.The Supplier must be included in a recognised electronic data interchange process system. >> C4 .shall remain the Buyer’s property. the Buyer’s policy (in accordance with industry practice) is to redeem all coupons presented by customers and not to check non-retailer-specific coupons in supermarkets. >> C2 . 3. are deemed to be incorporated into these Conditions and. flood. riot. explosion.4.the Buyer reasonably apprehends that any of the events mentioned in A2 is about to occur in relation to the Supplier and notifies the Supplier accordingly.The Buyer will redeem all coupons without requiring proof of purchase and will debit the value of the coupon to the Supplier’s account. or >> A2 . governmental intervention. terrorist activity.shall be returned to the Buyer immediately upon demand.shall not be disclosed to any third party without the Buyer’s consent.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 27 .The Supplier acknowledges that due to the flow of customers at the point of sale. or >> A3 . it is hindered or prevented from taking delivery of. war.4. weather.4.24) or its terms unless specifically agreed by the Buyer or as required by law or any regulatory authority or where a disclosure is to the Supplier’s professional advisers.the Supplier commits any breach of any of these Conditions or of any other provisions of any Contract.18 Force majeure A . Any such announcement or disclosure by the Supplier shall in any event be made only after prior consultation with the Buyer. B .shall be used only for the purposes of fulfilling a Contract. as amended and notified to the Supplier from time to time. 3. or reselling or using such goods and it shall have no liability to the Supplier for any loss suffered or incurred as a result of such suspension. The arrangements for the placing and receipt of Orders and Call Off Orders.4. 3.19 Confidentiality A . >> C3 .Notwithstanding any other provision of these Conditions the Buyer shall be entitled to suspend delivery of any goods and/or cancel any Call Off Order and/or terminate any Contract for goods if. therefore. invoicing and any other agreed transactions electronically shall be in such form and containing such details as the Buyer shall notify the Supplier from time to time. lock out. Legal Requirements >> C1 . 3. cancellation or termination and shall not affect the rights and liabilities of the parties already accrued at that time. due to any cause beyond its reasonable control (including but not limited to fire. Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . stoppages of work. These procedures.4.3.

Legal Requirements 3. once it has received written notice of that assignment. F .3.Any notice or other information required or permitted to be given by either party to the other under these Conditions shall be in writing addressed to that other party at its registered office or principal place of business or such other address as may at the relevant time have been notified to the party giving the notice.Tesco may set off any sums owed by the Supplier under these Conditions and/or under any contract to Tesco against any sums owed by Tesco to the Supplier. special delivery. E .All Contracts and these Conditions will be construed in accordance with the laws of England and.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 28 . 24 hours after it has been transmitted. of the Buyer. if sent by facsimile transmission or by email. Any notice or information sent to the Buyer shall be marked “for the immediate attention of the Company Secretary”. or by email.4. to pay any sums due from the Buyer into court pending the resolution of that dispute. or by facsimile transmission or by transmission via a reputable private courier company and any notice or information so sent shall be deemed to have been properly and effectively given. agents and sub-contractors. C .4. B . Where the Buyer consents to the assignment by the Supplier of the whole or part of the benefit of or under a Contract then. comply with any applicable health and safety laws and regulations and.No waiver by the Buyer of any breach by the Supplier of any provision of these Conditions or any other provision of any applicable Contract shall be considered as a waiver of any subsequent breach of the same or any other provision.23 Health and Safety A .24 General A . at its sole discretion. comply with the Buyer’s current health and safety conditions as notified by the Buyer from time to time.25 Dispute resolution A .24. subject to clause 3.The Buyer or its representatives may from time to time inspect the premises to review the arrangements for health and safety.4. express delivery service or by courier the day delivery is signed for on behalf of the addressee or. it will render performance of its relevant obligations under that Contract to the named assignee until it received written instructions to the contrary from both the Supplier and the named assignee save that in the event of a dispute between the Supplier and the named assignee the Buyer shall be entitled. when on the Buyer’s premises. if sent by registered post.The dispute resolution procedure under this clause 3. under or in connection with any Contract or these Conditions but the Buyer may in its absolute discretion bring proceedings in the courts of any other country which may have jurisdiction. D . special delivery or express delivery service.The Supplier shall. the English courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction in relation to any dispute which may arise out of. C .If any provision of these Conditions is held by any court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unenforceable in whole or in part the validity of the other provisions of these Conditions and the remainder of the provision in question shall not be affected thereby.The Supplier shall ensure that any of its premises and those of its agents or sub-contractors.4. Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .24 shall apply where there is a complaint by a Supplier which relates to the Code. B . The notice or information may be given by pre-paid registered post. D .The Supplier shall provide the Buyer with written information on the health and safety arrangements at premises to be visited by the Buyer’s employees or those of its agents or sub-contractors. 3.The fulfilment of a Contract shall not be sub-contracted or assigned by the Supplier either wholly or in part and neither shall the Supplier assign in whole or in part the benefit of or under a Contract without the prior written consent of a director 3. that might be visited by the Buyer’s or its agents’ or sub-contractors’ employees comply in all respects with any applicable health and safety laws and regulations.4. and shall ensure that its employees.

August 2010 : Version 3 Page 29 . without limitation. damage. claim.4. F .If at the end of the mediation process the complaint still has not been resolved. and shall indemnify and hold the Buyer harmless against. the Buyer will notify the Office of Fair Trading that the mediation was unsuccessful. its agent or subcontractor from the Buyer as a result of the fraudulent behaviour.26 Fraud A . The Buyer and the Supplier agree to adopt CEDR’s standard procedures and will agree on a time and a neutral venue for the mediation. Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . B . costs (including management and legal costs). stating that it is a complaint under the Code and setting out fully the nature of the complaint. without limitation. or should have become aware of. any benefit or advantage received by the Supplier. including.suspend or terminate any Contract.The Supplier accepts full responsibility for any fraudulent behaviour on the part of its employees and those of its agents or contractors.The Buyer will meet the mediator’s costs of conducting the mediation and preparing the report except where such costs are due to the default or unreasonable conduct of the Supplier during the mediation process. >> B2.For the dispute resolution procedure to apply.The Supplier must submit the complaint no later than three months from the date it became aware of. revenue or goodwill).suspend any payments to the Supplier until the investigation is completed. or penalty whatsoever awarded against or incurred or paid by the Buyer resulting or arising directly or indirectly from such fraudulent behaviour. injury. the Supplier must submit a written complaint to the Buyer. agents or subcontractors have acted fraudulently. C . economic loss. C . CEDR will act as the recognised mediator for all disputes under the Code but the individual mediator in each case will be agreed between the Buyer and the Supplier.The Supplier agrees to co-operate with any investigation carried out by the Buyer into actual or suspected fraudulent behaviour and shall grant representatives of the Buyer access to its records and employees for the purposes of investigating actual or suspected fraudulent behaviour. loss (including. any action. G . the Buyer may: >> B1 . Legal Requirements B .Any outstanding issues will be referred by the parties to the Centre for Dispute Resolution (CEDR) no later than 90 days from the date that the written complaint was received by the Buyer.If the Buyer reasonably suspects that the Supplier or its employees.The timetable for resolving complaints under the Code may be extended by mutual agreement at any time in the process. 3. D .3. loss of profit. E . the event giving rise to the complaint.

August 2010 : Version 3 Page 30 .4.1 Safety. Tesco Product/Component Safety Requirements 4. Components and Trims Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .

This refers to “products which under normal or reasonable conditions of use present no risk to the consumer. Components and Trims Tesco operates a very high standard of safety in ALL of our merchandise. in particular.2 Emergency Product Withdrawl (EPW) As a Tesco Supplier.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 31 . whether it be from a serious customer complaint or because of an unacceptable standard.1 Safety. Tesco Product/Component Safety Requirements 4. we reserve the right to request compensation to cover costs incurred by Tesco. As a supplier to Tesco it is your responsibility to ensure the goods you supply are manufactured to our high standards of safety and quality. Please also refer to the following sections for our approved suppliers & contact details: Zips Press Fasteners Interlining Test Houses 4. components and trims. This will include an upheld broken needle complaint. should one of your products need to be withdrawn from our stores for any reason. A serious safety issue will result in a compensation claim of £5000. in particular children”. The following points cover the general quality assurance/safety requirements for all products. Any exceptions will be specified by the relevant technologist. This section sets out specifically the requirements for products and components that are mandatory and those which are Tesco own Standards. the General Product Safety Regulations (2005) which state that it is the supplier’s and producer’s responsibility to sell safe products. Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .4.

* Must not look like or smell like food * All metal components must be non ferrous nickel free * Must not be positioned in the neck area * Prior to sealing stage any accessories on clothes must be submitted to the Technical Manager for approval * On trouser and skirts attach to belt loop with a loop Kimble for security * On tops please discuss attachment place with Technical Manager – the trim must NOT be attached at the neck line Method of Attachment * On trouser and skirts attach to belt loop with a loop Kimble for security * On tops please discuss attachment place with Technical Manager – the trim must NOT be attached at the neck line Tesco Testing/Legislation Compliance TESTING REQUIREMENTS * Consult Tesco Textile Testing Manual.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 32 . or real pearl. seashell. * Must be tested for toxicity * Must comply to Tesco restricted substances manual * Must not be made of glass. LEGISLATION * General product Safety Regulations 2005 * Fibre composition * EN71 part 1. wood. Tesco Product/Component Safety Requirements No 1 Product/Component/Trim Accessories on clothes – key rings/bracelets Requirement UNDER 36 MONTHS * NOT permitted OVER 36 MONTHS * All trims must be phthalate free * Must pass 90N pull test.4. LABELLING * Additional sticker is required – please consult Technical Manager Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . rubber. * Must be free of sharp edges. 2 and 3 * BSEN 12472:1999/ BS EN 1811 Nickel safety for coated and plated elements.

TESTING REQUIREMENTS * Durability wash test. LEGISLATION * EN71 part 1 * BS EN 50088 (1996) Safety of Electrical Toys * BS EN 62115: 2005 Electric Toys Safety. * All decorations to withstand pull test. * Compliance to WEEE directive LABELLING * In accordance with EN71 part 1 for “CE” marking * WEEE symbol Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . ADULTS * As for all Children * Must be securely stitched into the garment. * Battery operated component must be enclosed in a sealed unit prior to attachment to the garment. * All Metal components to be nickel free * Fibre composition not legally required on bags ADULTS * Fibre composition not legally required on bags Method of Attachment NOT APPLICABLE Tesco Testing/Legislation Compliance TESTING REQUIREMENTS * Consult Tesco Textile Testing Manual LEGISLATION * General product Safety Regulations 2005 * Fibre composition * EN71 part 1. Tesco Product/Component Safety Requirements No 2 Product/Component/Trim Bags Requirement SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS FOR CHILDREN OVER 36 MONTHS * Straps to be quick release/breaking point of less that 40N. * Consult Tesco Textile Testing Manual. The best place to locate the quick release on bag straps is on the webbing. 2 and 3 * BSEN 12472:1999/ BS EN 1811 3 Battery operated components FOR ALL CHILDREN * Electrical components must not be accessible. * Lithium batteries not allowed.4.June 2010 : Version 3 Page 33 .

4. * Must not restrict stretch e.g on necks and cuffs ADULTS * Must be free of sharp edges * Must not restrict stretch e. * Must be free of sharp edges. * Must not restrict stretch e.g on necks and cuffs SPECIFIC REQUIREMENT OVER UNDER 36 MONTHS * Must withstand a 90N pull test. or real pearl. rubber. seashell. * Must be free of sharp edges. wood. * Must be tested for toxicity * Must comply to Tesco restricted substances manual * Must not be made of glass.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 34 .g on necks and cuffs Method of Attachment UNDER 36 MONTHS * Must be attached by Machine FOR CHILDREN OVER 36 MONTHS Hand Sewn * must have hand sew needle policy of one in one out * Must withstand 90N pull test * Must not be attached with continuous thread * Sew 3 beads then cast off and start again with maximum float length 1cm ADULTS * Cast off every 6 beads with maximum float length 1cm Tesco Testing/Legislation Compliance TESTING REQUIREMENTS * Consult Tesco Textile Testing Manual. seashell. Tesco Product/Component Safety Requirements No 4 Product/Component/Trim Beads Requirement SPECIFIC REQUIREMENT FOR UNDER 36 MONTHS * Only permitted if machine applied and passes 90N pull test. or real pearl. * Must comply to Tesco Restricted Substances Manual LEGISLATION * General Product Safety Regulations 2005 ADDITIONAL CHILDREN LEGISLATION * EN71 Parts 1 * BS7907-2007 Design and manufacture of children’s clothing to promote mechanical safety * 90N Pull Test LABELLING Additional care codes: * Wash inside out * Iron on reverse * No spare beads to be supplied on any children garments Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . wood. rubber. * Must comply to Tesco restricted substances manual * Must be tested for toxicity * Must not be made of glass.

a “Remove belt before washing” label is required. should be carried out in garment form and submitted at technical evaluation stage. KEEPERS AND PRONGS * Must be free from rough or sharp edges. If rolled finish required. * All stitching secured to prevent run back.machine washable belts. Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . LABELLING * Fibre composition must be on the belt care label * For non. * Must be free from Nickel and non ferrous. if sewn into garments. Tesco Testing/Legislation Compliance TESTING REQUIREMENTS * Consult Tesco Textile Testing Manual. * Backings where used must be cut to finish 2mm from edge of belt.4. clenched to neat smooth segmented rose finish. LEGISLATION * BSEN 12472:1999/ BS EN 1811 Nickel safety for coated and plated elements. * D rings or clasps must be free from rough edges. or meet stainless steel specification to avoid rusting. * For fabric belts. min 3mm. PU BELTS Discuss usage with departmental technologist. and certain belt buckles as agreed with the departmental technologist. BELT BELTS Stapled loops are not acceptable on any age range Method of Attachment ALL CHILDREN AND ADULTS BUCKLES AND SLIDES * Prongs must be compatible to buckle size. then a backing washer must be used. Tesco Product/Component Safety Requirements No 5 Product/Component/Trim Belts Requirement SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS FOR UNDER 36 MONTHS * Metal D rings/ buckles must be fully welded and comply with testing requirements. FABRIC BELTS * Fabric must be cut in one piece along the grain. * Stitching joins NOT permitted. * Eyelets must be from a Tesco approved source ELASTIC BELTS * Eyelets and rivets not permitted on these belts. * All components must be free from rough/sharp edges * All components must be tested for toxicity ALL CHILDREN AND ADULTS BUCKLES. * Durability wash must be submitted * Determination of free and released Formaldehyde if requested by departmental technologist. EYELETS * Eyelets on fabric belts to be made of brass. All fabric edges turned in. * One piece plastic moulded keepers may be used. ALL CHILDREN *Must be Phthalate free.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 35 . * Metal components must be made of brass. * Nickel safety for coated or plated elements must be submitted at technical evaluation stage.

August 2010 : Version 3 Page 36 . Decorative Bows ALL BABY SHOES * Bows must not be functional * Discuss minimum circumference of bows. * Baby walk-in sleepsuits must have non slip dotted soles from 6 months upwards * Non slip dots must be phthalate free and comply with Tesco requirements * Must be securely stitched into the garment. tail lengths and length of ribbon with your Technical Manager * Bows must follow the draw cord regulations * All bows must be secured with a lockstitch * The ends of ribbons must be adequately secured to prevent fraying or unravelling * If ribbons finished with heat-seal or laser cut there are no sharp edges * Fixed tails of bows are to be maximum 5cm in length Refer to DRAWCORD SECTION REFER TO TECHNICAL MANAGER on product by product basis TESTING REQUIREMENTS * Consult Tesco Textile Testing manual LEGISLATION * BS7907:2007 Design and Manufacture of children’s clothing to promote mechanical safety * BSCN14682: 2007 Safety of Children’s Clothing – Cords and Drawstring on Children’s Clothing Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . Tesco Product/Component Safety Requirements No 6 Product/Component/Trim Bibs Requirement ALL BIBS * All prints must be Phthalate free * No side or back neck ties permitted * Must not be continuous loops * To be joined by either press fastener or Velcro. TESTING REQUIREMENTS * Consult Tesco Textile Testing manual 8. * Plastic back bibs NOT permitted Method of Attachment NOT APPLICABLE Tesco Testing/Legislation Compliance TESTING REQUIREMENTS * Consult Tesco Textile Testing manual 7 Bootees / Pram Shoes / Walk in sleepsuits ALL BABY SHOES * Non slip fabrics for example dot printed twill must be used for the soles of all baby bootees and baby shoes.4.

glass or polypropylene as these materials will not withstand the pull test * Polyester is the recommended substrate and is best to be solid colours * Nylon may be used . not cut to width * Split widths of webbing are not permitted * Clips and Adjusters must be made from an appropriate material with a suitable width to support the product. ALL * Must meet all Tesco guidelines * Must be phthalate free * Must be non ferrous nickel free * Must not be made of natural wood.4. and adjusters Method of Attachment REFER TO TECHNICAL MANAGER on product by product basis Tesco Testing/Legislation Compliance TESTING REQUIREMENTS * Consult Tesco Textile Testing Manual LEGISLATION * BS7907:2007 Design and Manufacture of children’s clothing to promote mechanical safety * BSCN14682: 2007 Safety of Children’s Clothing – Cords and Drawstring on Children’s Clothing 10 Buttons FOR ALL CHILDREN * No jewelled or 2 part buttons permitted * Toggle buttons must be assessed for shape.5ug/ cm2/ week) submitted at initial/ buying sample stage. if metal must be non-ferrous and nickel free * Must be free from rough / sharp edges * Ensure an adequate thread and stitch type is used to securely attach the webbing to the D rings. thread wipers and air blowers must be used. This includes the spare button. catchment and attachment hazards * Can only be fabric covered if 1 piece. real pearl or other limited natural resource material * Must not be made from acrylic polycarbonate. The use of scissors must be avoided TESTING REQUIREMENTS * Buttons attached to the garments must be worn by children to have a pull test of up to 90N conducted as outlined in the Tesco Textile Performance Standards. * Durability wash submitted at technical evaluation stage.3-0. clips. * Button strength submitted at technical evaluation stage.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 37 . Tesco Product/Component Safety Requirements No 9 Product/Component/Trim Braces Requirement SPECIFIC REQUIREMENT FOR UNDER 36 MONTHS * Two piece adjusters not permitted for use ALL AGES * Webbing must be woven to specified width. Hand stitch or chain stitch is NOT used * Buttons must be attached to a foundation of either 2 pile fabric or to a 1 ply with interfacing behind * Thread trimmed automatically at sewing machine to 0. Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . seashell. * Nickel safety for coated or plated elements (Max 0. In garment or panel form.5mm maximum. rubber.providing no sharp injection points or blemishes * Machine lockstitch only with a minimum of 10 stitches.

* BSEN 12472: 1999/ BS EN 1811 Nickel safety for coated and plated elements. dry clean and iron requirements * Glue if required must be water based glue * Composite buttons are not recommended. Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . * Must not be made from waxed pearl as it may have high lead content * Metallic effect can be achieved but must not be used on dry clean products or heavy wear products such as coats due to strength limitations * Real leather is allowed as long as it meets Tesco requirements regarding heavy metals and conforms to the leather code of practise * Must be free of injection mould flash or rough edges * If applied to the neck area. Note: Spare buttons. * Refer to BS 7907. * All garment wash items must have buttons attached only after the washing process. last button to be cut off fabric.Back to School. * If the product can be said to be ‘toy like’ it must refer to all parts of EN71. * A thread tension system must be in place to ensure correct tension achieved after bobbin change. * The first button from each spool to be sewn onto spare fabric. and must not contain toxic elements above stipulated by BS5665/EN71 part 3 toy standard. coats. Premium and Branded or as advised by the relevant Technical Manager.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 38 . Spare buttons to be lockstitch attached to the Technical label and meet 90 newton pull testing. If used the components must be clamped or glued with epoxy resin adhesive and withstand testing requirements * Toggles must be resistant to abrasion and the cords attached by bar tacking – see float length section * Traditional toggles with sprat head attachments may be used. LEGISLATION * General Product safety Regulations of 2005.g. Do not use jewelled effect using acrylic polymers or polycarbon resins as they will not pass the pull strength * Jewelled 2 part buttons must meet wash. * BS 4162: 1983 Method of attachment. Method of Attachment * Hopper feeds preferred to ensure uniform feed and avoidance of needle deflection. Hot washing or prolonged soaking can soften it. beads or any other component must not be attached to a Children’s wear article in a kimballed poly bag due to a Small parts choking hazard. Spare buttons are only required on the following Children’s wear product. Outerwear. cut cord ends must be covered using sprat heads stitched to the product * Spare buttons are governed by the same criteria * All buttons must satisfy BS4162. Tesco Product/Component Safety Requirements No 10 Product/Component/Trim Buttons Requirement ALL (continued) * Buttons must not resemble food * Casing must be fully cured. Tesco Testing/Legislation Compliance * All buttons must satisfy BS4162. sequins. and must not contain toxic elements above levels stipulated by BS5665/ EN71 Part 3 Toy standard * Consult Tesco Textile Testing Manual.1997 Design and Manufacture of Children’s clothing to promote mechanical safety. the neck stretch must be unaffected and care taken to prevent cracking or distortion * Jewelled button acceptable provided made from polyester or nylon and conforms to Tesco requirements. This is not permitted. * Whipping and heat sealing must be used on all heavy weight fabrics/ garments e.4.

string or tape of any textile or non textile material which passes through a channel or loop(s) or eyelet(s) or similar to adjust the size of the opening. string or tape of any textile or non textile material with or without material embellishment. chain. decorative cords and adjusting tabs 140mm MAXIMUM TIE BELTS OR SASHES * Can be tied at the front or back of the garment. functional cords. functional cords or decorative cords OLDER CHILD – OVER 7YRS * NO drawstring or functional cords * Decorative cord maximum length 75mm including any attachment * NO elastic cords * Halter neck to have no loose ends – one continuous loop WAIST AREA ALL CHILDREN * Drawstrings must have a fixed point to prevent the cord being removed from the garment laid flat). chain.4. such as pom-pom. ribbon. or part of the garment or top fasten the garment itself. string or tape of any textile or non textile material with or without embellishment. toggle. * Decorative cord: Cord. MAXIMUM 36cm from point tied. of fixed length which is used to adjust the size of the opening or part of the garment or to fasten the garment itself. chain. such as pom-pom. Tesco Product/Component Safety Requirements No 11 Product/Component/Trim Cords and drawstrings Please refer to the regulations for exceptions Requirement HOOD AND NECK AREA YOUNG CHILD – UNDER 7YRS * NO drawstrings. feather or bead. ribbon. ribbon.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 39 . * Functional cord: Cord. on younger the tie belts or sashes must NOT hang below the hem of the garment LOWER HEMS WHICH HANG BELOW THE CROTCH ALL CHILDREN * Drawstrings. decorative cords and functional cords must NOT hang below the hem of the garment * Drawstrings or cords at the lower edges of garments shall lie flat against the garment when tightened or fastened * Adjustable tabs can be MAXIMUM 14cm and must NOT hang below the hem of the garment Method of Attachment DEFINITIONS * Drawstring: Cord. Tie belts and sashes must be over 3cm in width. toggle Tesco Testing/Legislation Compliance TESTING REQUIREMENTS * Consult Tesco Textile Testing Manual LEGISLATION * BSCN14682: 2007 Safety of Children’s Clothing – Cords and Drawstring on Children’s Clothing Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .

decorative cords of functional cords * Tie belts and sashes – see waist area section above SLEEVES YOUNG CHILD – UNDER 7YRS * SHORT SLEEVE ABOVE ELBOW drawstrings (laid flat). functional or decorative cords to be MAXIMUM 140mm LONG SLEEVES – BELOW THE ELBOW * Drawstrings. Tesco Product/Component Safety Requirements No 11 Product/Component/Trim Cords and drawstrings Please refer to the regulations for exceptions Requirement BACK AREA ALL CHILDREN * NO drawstrings. cord and functional sashes must be secured to prevent fraying by use.4.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 40 . where both ends are attached to the garment. which may be fixed or adjustable in length. decorative or functional cord of material minimum 30mm in width worn around the waist area of the garment. * Loop: Cord or narrow strip of fabric curved in shape. for example by heat sealing or bar tacking. * Sash: Drawstring. and tied. functional cords or decorative cords must not hang below the sleeve hem – they must be fully inside the garment LONG SLEEVES – BELOW THE ELBOW * Consult the Technical Manager * Draw cords must be secured at one point to prevent the draw cord being removed from the garment ADULT * Consult the Technical Manager * Draw cords must be secured at one point to prevent the draw cord being removed from the garment Method of Attachment DEFINITIONS (continued) feather or bead. Tesco Testing/Legislation Compliance Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . of fixed length and not intended to be used to adjust the size of the garment or to fasten the garment itself.OVER 7YRS * SHORT SLEEVE ABOVE ELBOW drawstrings (laid flat). ATTACHMENT * The ends of all drawstrings. functional or decorative cords to be MAXIMUM 75mm OLDER CHILD .

Tesco Testing/Legislation Compliance Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . * Belt loops must lie flat against the garment and be secured at both ends. button.4. * Drawstring. * Fixed loops which protrude from the garment to be maximum 75mm in circumference.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 41 . where permitted must be secured by at least one bar tack equidistant from the exit points. for example: Velcro. Note. sashes are exempt. Tesco Product/Component Safety Requirements No 11 Product/Component/Trim Cords and drawstrings Please refer to the regulations for exceptions Requirement Method of Attachment ATTACHMENT (continued) Garments must not be designed to have drawstring. and press stud to close the loop and to prevent loose ends. * Halter necks must use. or to be tied at he back of garments. decorative or functional cords emerging from the back.

g. pockets.areas of uneven surface where there could be inconsistencies in application pressure * Must withstand distortion that could result breaking. ribbing or uneven surfaces .fabrics with very high amount of stretch . Tesco Product/Component Safety Requirements No 12 Product/Component/Trim Diamontes Requirement SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS UNDER 36 MONTHS * Only permitted after discussion with the Technical Manager ALL * Not permitted on the following surfaces as not secure bases.Iron on reverse 13 Dressing up costumes ALL CHILDREN * All governed by EN71 Parts 1. . velvet. e.Textured fabric. 2 and 3. embroideries.seams.4. * Must conform to all Tesco requirements on restricted substances * Must conform to all legislation listed in Tesco testing/ legislation compliance section * Fibre composition must not be stated on care label as the product is classed as a toy ADULT * EN71 Part 2 * Must conform to all Tesco requirements on restricted ALL CHILDREN TESTING REQUIREMENTS * EN71 Parts 1. cracking or coming apart * No rough or sharp edges permitted * Must withstand motif durability testing and 90 newton pull testing if of relevant size Method of Attachment REFER TO TECHNICAL MANAGER on product by product basis Tesco Testing/Legislation Compliance Manufacturer must have a documented procedure to manage consistent application TESTING REQUIREMENT * Consult Tesco Textile Testing Manual. * BS7907:2007 Design and Manufacture of children’s clothing to promote mechanical safety * Must be able to withstand repeated washing – 5 wash durability test LABELLING * Additional care codes required. LEGISLATION * General Product Safety Directive 2001/95/EC * BS7907 Code of practise for the design and manufacture of children’s clothing to promote mechanical safety * EN14682 2008 Safety of children’s clothing – cords and drawstrings Page 42 Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . velour. 2 and 3 * Consult Tesco Textile Testing Manual.Wash inside out . .August 2010 : Version 3 .fabric with a coating that could affect the bond of the glue to the fabric . and pocket bags .

* Must be able to withstand repeated washing – 5 wash durability test LEGISLATION * BS7907:2007 Design and Manufacture of children’s clothing to promote mechanical safety Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . motifs or embroidery * All components must be Phthalates free * Knitted fusible backing must be used on the back of the embroidery to protect the skin * All edges on badges must be sealed to prevent fraying. * Must be free from sharp edges. Tesco Product/Component Safety Requirements No 13 Product/Component/Trim Dressing up costumes Requirement ADULT (continued) * Product must be clearly marked for ADULTS on packaging * Discuss with the UK Tesco Technical Manager if the CE mark is required per style. LEGISLATION * General Product Safety Directive 2001/95/EC 14 Embroideries/fusible motifs and badges SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS FOR UNDER 36 MONTHS * Accessories that could pose a choking hazard should not be hand sewn on for this age group (discuss with Technical Manager) * Any embroidery/appliqué in the foot area must use a lining to enclose the loops and thread ends.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 43 . * No float loops over 1cm on the back of the embroidery * If used for nightwear components must conform to the Nightwear (safety) Regulations 1985 TESTING REQUIREMENTS * Consult Tesco Textile Testing Manual.3 incl.2. ALL CHILDREN * No fusible badges.4. age specific warnings ADULT TESTING REQUIREMENT * EN71 Part 2 * Consult Tesco Textile Testing Manual. this will effect the need for the fibre comp to be stated on the care label Method of Attachment Tesco Testing/Legislation Compliance LABELLING * Ensure appropriate warnings are used in accordance with EN 71 parts 1.

The fire warning wording to read. “KEEP AWAY FROM FIRE” (Upper case 10 point red lettering) on care label. Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .August 2010 : Version 3 Page 44 . Ensure conformance to relaxed and extended measurements stated on size chart. and agreed with Technical manager TESTING REQUIREMENTS * Consult Tesco Textile Testing Manual. * No float loops over 1cm on the back of the embroidery * All components must be Phthalates free SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS FOR UNDER 36MONTHS * Elastic must not site against the skin – please ensure the elastic is covered with either fabric or cover seam stitching to protect the skin ALL * Must be made of elastane to achieve stretch and recovery performance. Labelling to be permanentIncluding all aspects of print quality and method of attachments. 16 Flammability – All garments See Labelling Requirements in this section for requirements. Tesco Product/Component Safety Requirements No 14 Product/Component/Trim Embroideries/fusible motifs and badges Requirement ADULTS * Must be free from sharp edges. * If used for nightwear components must conform to the Nightwear (safety) Regulations 1985 Method of Attachment Tesco Testing/Legislation Compliance 15 Elastics * Elastics can reduce blood flow if designed too tight.4. LABELLING REQUIREMENTS * ALL Kid’s day clothing must have a fire warning (FW) label to be incorporated on the front of the permanent sewn in care label & applied to the side seam/ back waist for all ages.

” LEGISLATION * General Product Safety Regulations 1985. Tesco Product/Component Safety Requirements No 16 Product/Component/Trim Flammability – All garments Requirement Method of Attachment Tesco Testing/Legislation Compliance LEGISLATION * BS 5655/ EN71 Part 2: 1994. Flammability. * Exceptions: shoes (this does not include novelty slippers) PLEASE NOTE: CE must follow requirements BS EN14878.” Also see Tesco Textile Performance Standards. Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .4. relates to costume clothing and accessories.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 45 .1997 Design and Manufacture of children’s clothing to promote mechanical safety.KEEP AWAY FROM FIRE. * Refer to BS 7907. Products that do NOT meet the standard required must carry the label: “WARNING KEEP AWAY FROM FIRE. * Nightwear (safety) Regulations 1985 PLEASE NOTE: CE must follow requirements of BS EN 1478 and the country of retail legal requirements. and would also be relevant to fancy dress items.and in this must add lettering of : “WARNING.

Length 122cm.1 and 3. If the garment has legs it should be treated as pyjamas. However. * Pyjama and cotton Terry Towelling bath robes do not have to comply with the flammability standard.e. however they must carry a permanent label stating whether or not they meet the flammability standard. . * NB one piece garments with legs should be treated as children’s pyjamas. Sleeve Length: 69cm. elastic thread and elastic used for creating gathers in the material are exempt. * Tests required for cellulose fabrics submitted at technical evaluation stage according to The Nightwear (safety) Regulations 1985 and BS5722 submitted t technical evaluation stage. Tesco Testing/Legislation Compliance TESTING REQUIREMENTS * All relevant testing reports/ results must be submitted at the first fit/ buying evaluation stage. trimmings. Tesco Product/Component Safety Requirements No 17 Product/Component/Trim Flammability – Nightwear. bath robes and other similar garments: Chest 97cm. * Nightwear made of and trimmed with synthetic fabric which melts without decomposing when ignited as part of the BS test can be taken to meet the flammability requirement.e.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 46 . * Babies garments i.KEEP AWAY FROM FIRE” LEGISLATION * Nightwear Safety Regulations 1985 * BS 5722. * Interlinings must be made from 100% polyester to achieve flammability standards.2.A guide to Nightwear (safety) Regulations (DTI) * EN71 Part 2 Dressing Up Outfits Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . * Lace on Nightdress and dressing gowns MUST be made 100% polyester to comply with flammability requirements.4. Requirement DEFINITIONS * Children’s night wear is defined as garments for children over 3 months and under 13 years of age and not exceeding the following maximum required measurements: .Nightdresses: Chest 91cm. Method of Attachment FLAMMABILITY PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS relates to the whole area of the garment including all threads.and in this must add lettering of “WARNING.1 of BS5722. * Nightdresses.1. decorations and labels.1991 Performance of fabrics and fabric assemblies used in nightwear garments i. * General Product Safety Regulations 1985 * Nightwear & Fire: .Dressing gowns. PLEASE NOTE: CE must follow requirements of BS EN 14878. dressing gowns and other similar garments commonly worn as nightwear must satisfy the flammability performance requirements specified in clauses 3. * 100% Polyester or Nylon threads MUST be used on nightwear to meet flammability requirements. Sleepwear and dressing gowns.: Designed for less than 3 months and having a chest measurement of not exceeding 53cm must carry a permanent label stating whether or not they meet flammability standards. * One piece garments which can be worm by an infant beyond 3 months should be treated as children’s nightwear. additional requirements for wadding if used.

quilted fabrics must be tested as a whole. * In addition.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 47 . additional requirements for wadding if used. (continued) Requirement Method of Attachment * Multi layered fabrics: Fabric produced from a series of different layers e. Tesco Product/Component Safety Requirements No 17 Product/Component/Trim Flammability – Nightwear. * Fabrics must be assembled as they would be during manufacturing for the purpose of testing. * General Product Safety Regulations 1985 Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . APPLICABLE LEGISLATION * Must follow requirements of BS EN 14878 submitted at 1st fit / buying sample evaluation stage.g. *Babies Garments/ Pyjamas & Cotton Terry Towelling Bath Robes must include the care labels references according to test results. Tesco Testing/Legislation Compliance LABELLING * All Kid’s Nightwear garments must have a KAFF label attached to centre back neck or back seam. all elements of nightwear department must have the FW reference added to the care label which inserts the words “ KEEP AWAY FROM FIRE” (upper case 10 point red lettering) on to the care. 18 Flash Flame FABRICS WHERE A FLASH FLAME TEST APPLIES * Products made from 100% cellulose or cellulose rich fabric/ yarns with a raised hairy surface must be assessed.4.

it is not permitted to write ‘fur lined hood’ Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . seam on foot must start and finish at back of heel (i.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 48 . * Consult Tesco Textile Testing Manual. 20 Faux Fur.4. Tesco Product/Component Safety Requirements No 19 Product/Component/Trim Float length Requirement UNDER 36 MONTHS * Float/ thread end length in hand/ leg/ foot/ maximum 1cm in length with NO TOLERANCE above this. Pile fabrics and trims FABRICS WHERE A FLASH FLAME TEST APPLIES * Products made from 100% cellulose or cellulose rich fabric/ yarns with a raised hairy surface must be assessed. REFER TO TECHNICAL MANAGER on product by product basis TESTING REQUIREMENTS * Consult Tesco Textile Testing Manual. overruns at back of heel) ABOVE 36 MONTHS * Standard for float/ thread end length is to be maximum 1cm in ALL AREAS * Products must be examined inside and out to ensure no loose objects or threads are left inside. snow suits etc. ADULT * Maximum float length 1cm Method of Attachment * Products must be examined inside and out to ensure that there are no loose objects or threads left inside.e. * On baby bootees all overruns of seam must be at the back of the foot. LEGISLATION * General Product Safety Regulations of 2005 * Refer to BS 7907. LEGISLATION * BS7907:2007 Design and Manufacture of children’s clothing to promote mechanical safety * General Product Safety Regulations of 2005 LABELLING * Ensure fibre composition is labelled correctly for face and back of fabric – see textile manual * All labelling on faux fur to state that it is ‘faux’ For example. sleep suits.1997 Design and Manufacture of Children’s clothing to promote mechanical safety. * On baby grows. Tesco Testing/Legislation Compliance TESTING REQUIREMENTS * All durability wash testing to be submitted at buying/ 1st fit stage.

4. Tesco Testing/Legislation Compliance TESTING REQUIREMENTS * Consult Tesco Textile Testing Manual parts. LEGISLATION * General Product Safety Directive 2001/95/EC * BS7907:2007 Design and Manufacture of children’s clothing to promote mechanical safety * General Product Safety Regulations of 2005 Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .5cm in length * All decorations must pass 90N pull test * All metal components must be nickel free and non ferrous ADULTS * Hats or caps must have plastic inserts to stiffen and/ or straighten the peak. and have round corners to prevent loss of vision when worn * Metal wire must not be used on any children’s headwear .use a plastic boning substitute * Chin straps must not be used on styles for children under 18months * Chin straps must have a Velcro attachment for quick release * Cord hanging from the ear sections must be under 7. and have round corners to prevent loss of vision when worn * All metal components must be nickel free and non ferrous * Metal wire used in hat rims must be secure and clamped in the rim Method of Attachment * Products must be examined inside and out to ensure that there are no loose objects or threads left inside.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 49 . Tesco Product/Component Safety Requirements No 21 Product/Component/Trim Headwear Requirement ALL CHILDREN * Hats or caps must have plastic inserts to stiffen and/ or straighten the peak.

* Hoods with wadding hoods to be assessed for flammability. * Using a fabric with increased thickness or bending stiffness can reduce risk of suffocation for products intended for children * Towelling and/ or mesh linings help to reduce fabric becoming a conforming hazard. lining required in the hood to be discussed with Technical Manager as specs & requirements may vary.4. LEGISLATION * BS7907:2007 Design and Manufacture of children’s clothing to promote mechanical safety * BS EN 14682 : 2005 Safety of Children’s Clothing – Cords and Drawstrings on Children’s * General Product Safety Regulations of 2005 Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . * Hoods must be designed to avoid close contact of the fabric to the child’s mouth and nose to make sure breathing is possible. Tesco Product/Component Safety Requirements No 22 Product/Component/Trim Hoods Requirement Refer to DRAW CORD SECTION for further information UNDER 36 MONTHS * * Sleepwear not to have hoods * Macs and Rain coats to be discussed with the Technical Manager ALL CHILDREN * Restriction to hearing and vision must be taken into consideration when designing hooded garments * Risk assessment should be performed for the possibility of entrapment.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 50 . Detachable hoods should be considered. Tesco Testing/Legislation Compliance TESTING REQUIREMENTS ** Consult Tesco Textile Testing Manual. ADULTS * No specific requirements Method of Attachment REFER TO TECHNICAL MANAGER on product by product basis POINTS TO CONSIDER: * Thickness of wadding.

the loop should have an opening length measured as circumference (fully extended from the point of stitching to the end of the loop) to maximum 75mm. and ensure securely attached. must be designed to a shape which minimises it as a choking hazard.g. * Nickel safety for coated or plated elements submitted at technical evaluation stage. AGES 4 YEARS AND ABOVE * * Design should be considered appropriate for age of child aimed at. Tesco Product/Component Safety Requirements No 23 Product/Component/Trim Hooks and eyes Requirement UNDER 36 MONTHS * Hooks and eyes are not permitted ALL * All components must be Phthalate free * Must be non ferrous and nickel free ROULEAU LOOPS * The size of loop and button/toggle should be designed as appropriate to the age group of the product. to reduce the size of loop to specification.85kg and maximum length 400mm. Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . and be agreed with Technical Manager * To avoid catchment. * Elasticated necklaces are not permitted ADULT Please refer to the JEWELLERY MANUAL REFER TO TECHNICAL MANAGER on product by product basis TESTING REQUIREMENTS * Consult Tesco Textile Testing Manual. * Essential products that do not pass the small parts criteria e. LEGISLATION * BS7907:2007 Design and Manufacture of children’s clothing to promote mechanical safety * BS EN 14682 : 2005 Safety of Children’s Clothing – Cords and Drawstrings on Children’s * General Product Safety Regulations of 2005 24 Jewellery UNDER 36 MONTHS * Decorative and fashion jewellery must satisfy small parts criteria. * Jewellery must NOT be decorated with any accessible glitter that can be transferred onto eyes or skin * Glass must NOT be used. Method of Attachment Loops on duffle coats must be bar tacked across base.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 51 . * Must be free from Phthalates. * Necklaces must have break strength of less than 1. hair accessories. * Essential products that do not pass the small parts criteria must be reviewed with the departmental technologist. Tesco Testing/Legislation Compliance TESTING REQUIREMENTS * Consult Tesco Textile Testing Manual. * EVA foam must NOT be used. * Must be non ferrous and Nickel free.4. In most cases the break can be made by NOT welding one of the links closed * Decorative and fashion jewellery must meet critical gauge criteria.

the lace must be sufficiently tested to prevent unravelling in wear and wash. 27 Lingerie Components Refer to TESCO BRAND GUIDELINES 2008 Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . Tesco Product/Component Safety Requirements No 24 Product/Component/Trim Jewellery (continued) Requirement Method of Attachment Tesco Testing/Legislation Compliance LABELLING * Jewellery tested for ages 3 years and over must carry the warning “Not suitable for children under the age 36 months. * Monofilament yarns not permitted. 25 Lace including crocheted fabric/ mesh/ open weaves UNDER 36 MONTHS * Rigid lace for garments must have holes with a maximum circumference of 7mm.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 52 . ALL * Must be Phthalate free. * Safety data sheet must be completed and submitted prior to contract seal. TESTING REQUIREMENTS * Consult Tesco Textile Testing Manual. * Scalloping must leave edges clean without fraying. * New reports required if composition changes. * Where lace is applied to a garment. it must be securely attached and meet all testing requirements. * Lace on nightdresses and dressing gowns must be 100% polyester to comply with Nightwear (Safety) Regulations 1985.4. * First batch to be certified as safe by toxicologist. and must be demonstrated to Tesco Offices. 26 LED lights (Light Emitting Diode) UNDER 36 MONTHS * Not permitted in garments ALL OTHER AGES * Obtain specification from supplier. * Viscose lace not permitted on any product. * Where garment constructed from lace. TESTING REQUIREMENTS * Consult Tesco Textile Testing Manual. confirming it conforms to Class A * Factory cleanliness is key to preventing cross contamination.

of the magnet. * Consult Tesco Textile Testing Manual.5 gauge. or Gauss. Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . Requirement UNDER 36 MONTHS * Not permitted in garments ALL OTHER AGES * Must meet TESCO safety standards * First batch to be certified safe Method of Attachment COMMENT : Factory cleanliness is key to prevent cross contamination of products. * Note that the strength of a magnetic field is measured in unit of Gauss (G). TESTING REQUIREMENTS * Determine the strength. Tesco Product/Component Safety Requirements No 28 Product/Component/Trim Liquid filled Products E. LABELLING * Ensure warning placed on garment giving care givers awareness of potential hazard to consumers with pacemakers or defibrillators. * Must be designed to avoid the heart/ chest area when worn. must pass TTF P115b 29 Magnets UNDER 36 MONTHS * Magnets are NOT permitted.4. * Consult Tesco Textile Testing Manual. Badges. * New reports required if composition changes * Safety data sheet must be completed and submitted prior to contract seal. LEGISLATION * General Product Safety Regulations of 2005 * Refer to BS 7907 – 1997 Design and Manufacture of Children’s clothing to promote mechanical safety * If the product can be said to be ‘toy like’ must refer to all parts of EN71 * BSEN 12472:1999 / BS EN 1811 Nickel safety for coated and plated elements UNDER 36 MONTHS * Bite and tear test ASTM F963 92003) * If smaller than 1.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 53 . and ensure that it’s kept to as minimum. ALL * A strong magnet can affect the performance of a pacemaker or a defibrillator. so strength must be determined as the minimum required for functionability. this must be closely controlled by supplier to Tesco Stores Limited Tesco Testing/Legislation Compliance TESTING REQUIREMENTS * First batch to be certified safe by a toxicologist.g.

5ug/ cm2/wk) * BSEN 12472 – 2005 Nickel safety for coated and plated elements Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . and with brass rod. * Must be non ferrous and nickel free. and a minimum strip thickness of 0. * A manual check must be carried out to confirm that the popper prongs have all been pierced into the basic fabric – and none are left protruding. 0. * For metal fasteners and eyelets the gauge of the brass strip must be minimum 0.g.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 54 .4. – Please note must be on the correct fabric and interlining quality and correct construction LEGISLATION * General Product Safety Regulations of 2005 * Refer to BS 7907 – 1997 Design and Manufacture of Children’s clothing to promote mechanical safety * If the product can be said to be ‘toy like’ must refer to all parts of BS EN71 particularly part 3 Migration of certain elements -Nickel Safety for coated or plated elements submitted Buying / 1st fit stage. * Must not be applied to areas of uncontrolled thickness e. This reduces the risk of the prong cracking. Method of Attachment * Roll setting eyelets (opposed to split setting eyelets) must be used on all products. * Hoppers and machinery must be cleaned once a week. Tesco Testing/Legislation Compliance TESTING REQUIREMENTS * Consult Tesco Textile Testing Manual. Tesco Product/Component Safety Requirements No 30 Product/Component/Trim Metal Components – including all buttons. (Max.37mm on the drawn barrel.ring must be made from brass. * Manufacturer’s compatible dies must be used. * Must be free of rough edges * Exposed areas must be smooth and free from irregularities. * Durability wash submitted at Buying/1st Fit stage in garment or panel form. Buckles and Clasps Requirement ALL * Must meet TESCO guidelines. seam turnings or stitching lines.5mm. * Steel as substrate must not be used as it can rust. * Prong fasteners.

pom/ bobbles/ Tassels and fringing UNDER 36 MONTHS * No Pom Poms to be used on garments for children under 36months ALL * All trims must be Phthalate free.4. If the threads pull a way easily . * These are allowed providing they are securely attached and meet all testing requirements. * Must be deformable by 50% (squishy) BOBBLES * Defined as fabric circles attached to products. ensure edges are trimmed back to avoid sharp points Method of Attachment REFER TO TECHNICAL MANAGER on product by product basis Tesco Testing/Legislation Compliance TESTING REQUIREMENTS * All parts must meet the Tesco Textile Requirements. then the pom-pom is unacceptable * All parts must meet the Tesco Textile Requirements. * Discuss wash capabilities and separate care labelling prior to sign off LEGISLATION * BS7907:2007 Design and Manufacture of children’s clothing to promote mechanical safety * General Product Safety Regulations of 2005 32 Plastic bags e. 33 Pom.g. POM POMS * Pom Poms must be attached securely and pass 90n pull test * Trim uneven pile on pom poms rather than pulling out individual threads Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . over bags Please consult DC MANUAL for bag specifications REFER TO TECHNICAL MANAGER on product by product basis TESTING REQUIREMENTS * Ensure all appropriate warnings are applied.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 55 . Tesco Product/Component Safety Requirements No 31 Product/Component/Trim Neck ties Requirement UP TO AGE 5 YEARS * Conventional neck ties are NOT PERMITTED * Detachable necktie must be used. clip on or Velcro * Where Velcro is used. dependant on end use of product * Suffocation warning must be on the plastic bag TESTING REQUIREMENTS * Check for thread security by pinching at least 5 threads together and pulling firmly.

refer to textile manual REFER TO TECHNICAL MANAGER on product by product basis Discuss styled prints. * Additional care codes required. Tesco Product/Component Safety Requirements No 33 Product/Component/Trim Pom.Wash inside out . tearing. consider fabric type and customer * Printer must be set up to limit cross-bleeding (colours running into each other) * Assess the print type with your Technical Manager to avoid issues with banned / restricted chemicals. Threads must not be able to be pulled from the tassel or fringe. threads can be removed if pulled. and inks * Must be attached securely to avoid peeling. paints.4. rubberised prints and any other similar additions must be attached securely. then the actual country of origin must be stated. badges. tickets and labels could suggest to the customer that the garment has been made somewhere other than the Country of manufacture. * Raised plastic motifs.Iron on revers Page 56 Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . trims. tested for durability TESTING REQUIREMENTS * BS7907:2007 Design and Manufacture of children’s clothing to promote mechanical safety * General Product Safety Regulations of 2005 LABELLING * Where prints. potentially reducing the level of safety offered by the basic fabric class. rubbing. such as glitter prints with your Technical Manager to discuss allowances of shedding TESTING REQUIREMENTS * All parts must meet the Tesco Textile Requirements. .pom/ bobbles/ Tassels and fringing (continued) Requirement Method of Attachment TASSELS AND FRINGING * Like Pom Poms.August 2010 : Version 3 . or quick wash off – refer to testing manual * All childrenswear (up to 14 years) must be assessed for the Phthalates * Prints may change the burning characteristics of a garment. Tesco Testing/Legislation Compliance LEGISLATION * General Product Safety Regulations of 2005 *Refer to BS 7907 – 1997 Design and Manufacture of Children’s clothing to promote mechanical safety 34 Prints ALL * Print method to be considered to limit cracking when stretched.

Tesco Product/Component Safety Requirements No 35 Product/Component/Trim Ribs Requirement ALL * Use Elastane courses unless otherwise agreed in advance with a Tesco Technical Manager. * If applied to neck area. LEGISLATION * BS7907:2007 Design and Manufacture of children’s clothing to promote mechanical safety * General Product Safety Regulations of 2005 Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . knot off after each third sequin with a maximum float length of 1cm Tesco Testing/Legislation Compliance TESTING REQUIREMENTS * All parts must meet the Tesco Textile Requirements. Confirm how many courses required at development stage. * Sequins (machine attached only for this age range) must be flat. the neck stretch must be unaffected.4. Method of Attachment Refer to styling requirement from buying / design Ribs should be compatible with the garment and its components as well as comply with the Tesco Testing Performance Standards HAND APPLIED SEQUINS OVER 36 MONTHS : * Thread: embroidery or general sewing thread 120’s quality. with smooth edges and have a centre punched hole. * If applied in a group. * Maximum diameter 5mm. ALL AGES * All trims must be Phthalate free. double knot off after each sequin. * Minimum 4 stitches of double thread * If applied singly. round. and care taken to prevent cracking or distortion. 36 Sequins UNDER 36 MONTHS * No hand applied sequins. * Must be free of mould ‘flash’ or rough edges.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 57 . TESTING REQUIREMENTS * All parts must meet the Tesco Textile Requirements.

As an external decorative feature. *String Sequins: These can be lock stitched or chain stitched.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 58 . * Chain stitch must not be used with heavy thread counts to reduce abrasion. To avoid scratching skin. ends of monofilament should be cut and not be in skin contact. * Standard bulk threads have a tendency to fray and must be avoided. Tesco Product/Component Safety Requirements No 36 Product/Component/Trim Sequins (continued) Requirement Method of Attachment MACHINE APPLIED SEQUINS: * Thread: monofilament of a minimum 80 denier is an acceptable option except on true knitwear. * Compliance required to EN71 Part1 * Harsh or rough threads must not be used. LEGISLATION * BS7907:2007 Design and Manufacture of children’s clothing to promote mechanical safety * EN71 Part 1 *Nightwear Safety Regulations 1985 * BS EN 14878 * General Product Safety Regulations of 2005 Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .4. Tesco Testing/Legislation Compliance 37 Seams and sewing threads ALL * Monofilament thread must not be used in the construction of Kids’ garments. * No loose thread ends or uncut floats longer than 1. Permitted use only for machine applied sequins. double high twist thread products should be used instead * Please ensure to use suitable seams and threads for the fabric and garment construction TESTING REQUIREMENTS * All parts must meet the Tesco Textile Requirements.0cm * 100% Polyester or Nylon threads must be used on Night wear (Safety) Regulations 1985.

LEGISLATION * BS7907:2007 Design and Manufacture of children’s clothing to promote mechanical safety * General Product Safety Regulations of 2005 LABELLING * Ensure appropriate warnings are used on labels. Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . NOT APPLICABLE TESTING REQUIREMENTS * All parts must meet the Tesco Textile Requirements. * Battery operated components are also included. Tesco Product/Component Safety Requirements No 37 Product/Component/Trim Seams and sewing threads Requirement Method of Attachment * Seams must withstand wear * Seam allowance must be significant to reduce seam failure * Any heavily embroidered/ appliqué or metallized yarn embroidered products for nightwear or children swear must have a knitted fusible interlining applied to prevent irritation Tesco Testing/Legislation Compliance 38 39 Sashes Sound nodules/ Noise levels See: CORD & DRAWSTRING SECTION ALL * Must comply with acoustic requirements.4.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 59 .

ALL OVER 36 MONTHS * Standard for float/ thread end length is to be maximum 10. * Harsh or rough threads must not be used on ROSSO toes * Rosso toe seam must be as flat and soft as possible TESTING REQUIREMENTS * All parts must meet the Tesco Textile Requirements. Tesco Product/Component Safety Requirements No 40 Product/Component/Trim Silicon Tapes Requirement ALL *Silicon shoulder tape must be used on all knitted/ jersey.4. Method of Attachment * Tape must be attached – either inserted into the seam using over lock stitching / or chain stitch attached. lockstitch must not be used * Tape must be attached so that it does not come into contact with the body (seam turned towards back) Tesco Testing/Legislation Compliance TESTING * All parts must meet the Tesco Textile Requirements. * Please refer to the Sock Fibre Composition Standard Operating Procedure when testing socks LEGISLATION * General Product Safety Regulations of 2005 * Refer to BS 7907 – 1997 Design and Manufacture of Children’s clothing to promote mechanical safety Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . * Framilon/ Mobilon tape should be used in shoulder seams * Woven tape is not acceptable unless agreed with the Tesco Technical manager.0mm in length with NO TOLERANCE above this. LEGISLATION * General Product Safety Regulations of 2005 * Refer to BS 7907 – 1997 Design and Manufacture of Children’s clothing to promote mechanical safety 41 Socks and Tights UNDER 36 MONTHS * Float/ thread end length in hand / leg/ foot/ maximum 10. * Products must be examined inside and out to ensure no loose objects or threads are left inside.0mm in hand/ leg foot.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 60 .

LEGISLATION * General product safety regulations 2005 * BS7907 – 1997 Design and manufacture of children’s clothing to promote mechanical safety Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . * EN 71 Parts 1. age specific warnings 43 Umbrellas ALL CHILDREN * EN 71 parts 1.2.please consult Technical Manager NOT APPLICABLE TESTING REQUIREMENTS * All parts must meet the Tesco Textile Requirements.4.3 * Must be non ferrous and Nickel free * Spoke ends to be covered and meet tensile pull test of 120N * Easy glide frames must be used * Automatic opening mechanisms NOT permitted * Additional swing ticket required .3 incl.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 61 . Tesco Product/Component Safety Requirements No 42 Product/Component/Trim Toys Requirement ALL * Must comply with EN 71 parts 1.2 &3 LEGISLATION * Toy (safety) regulations 1995 * General product safety regulations 2005 LABELLING * Ensure appropriate warnings are used in accordance with EN 71 parts 1.2.2 and 3 * Must comply to other related standards – see Tesco testing/legislation compliance section Method of Attachment NOT APPLICABLE Tesco Testing/Legislation Compliance TESTING REQUIREMENTS * All parts must meet the Tesco Textile Requirements.

* Thickness of wadding submitted at 1st Fit / Buying sample stage. * Determination of free and released Formaldehyde. * Durability of waddings and quilted waddings to wash submitted at technical evaluation stage. * Resin treated wadding not permitted. 45 Waddings and Quilted Waddings * Seams to be adequate to ensure no migration of fillings. * Air permeability BSENISO 9327. submitted at 1st Fit / Buying sample stage. * Tog rating (nightwear) BS 4745 at development stage. TESTING REQUIREMENTS * All parts must meet the Tesco Textile Requirements.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 62 . Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . * Use a heat bonded scrim on the outer edge of the wadding to prevent fibre migration. Method of Attachment NOT APPLICABLE Tesco Testing/Legislation Compliance TESTING REQUIREMENTS * All parts must meet the Tesco Textile Requirements. * Wading Fibres must not percolate through either the lining or the outer fabrics. Produced using heat bonding methods and low melt polyester. Tesco Product/Component Safety Requirements No 44 Product/Component/Trim Velcro Requirement ALL * Velcro fastening used must have no sharp edges and all corners must be trimmed * Avoid positioning Velcro fastening close to the face * Velcro must be phthalate free ALL * Must be made from 100% polyester. * Durability wash. The weight of the wadding must be agreed in advance with the Tesco Technical Manager. * Seams must withstand wear * Seam allowance must be significant to reduce seam failure and the exposure of fillings. submitted at 1st Fit / Buying sample stage.1995 and achieve result of greater than 10 litres/ m2/sec @ 100 pa. * Flammability of wadding must be tested. submitted at technical evaluation stage. * All loose ‘down tough’ type wadding to be double bagged to prevent fibre migration.4. in garment or composite form. * Waddings in nightwear – to be assessed and evaluated for tog rating. and submitted at 1st Fit / Buying sample stage.

Quilted Fabrics LEGISLATION * If used in nightwear garments must comply with Nightwear safety regulations 1985 & BSEN 14878 * General product safety regulations 2005 46 Washed Garments.4. LEGISLATION * BS7907:2007 Design and Manufacture of children’s clothing to promote mechanical safety * General product safety regulations 2005 Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .that use stones or enzymes ALL CHILDRENSWEAR – UP TO 14YRS * Sand / Stone NOT to be used for childrenswear due to potential safety implications of stones remaining in pockets etc. where joined together make one composite fabric.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 63 .g. ADULT * An acceptable alternative to stone washing is an enzyme wash (refer to Textile standards) * Sand must be free from aluminium chips to ensure metal detection is possible * 100% inspection document for adult wear to show thorough check for removal of stones / sand RIVETS/ EYELETS * Attach press fastener to garment washed styles AFTER they have been washed. must be tested together in the correct construction e. TESTING REQUIREMENTS * All parts must meet the Tesco Textile Requirements. Tesco Product/Component Safety Requirements No 45 Product/Component/Trim Waddings and Quilted Waddings (continued) Requirement Method of Attachment NOT APPLICABLE Tesco Testing/Legislation Compliance * Note All Fabrics . BUTTONS * All garment wash items must have buttons attached only after the washing process ENZYME WASH * Rinse cycle must be adequate must to remove any residual chemicals.

* Durability wash carried out in garment or panel form. Rinse garments thoroughly to remove any dust or sand residue * It is recommended to sew up the pockets at manufacture stage to limit sand / stones being retained Tesco Testing/Legislation Compliance 47 Zips ALL CHILDRENSWEAR – UP TO 14YRS * Metal zips must NOT be used on garments intended for children under 36 months * No metal top stops or bottom stops.4. * Appropriate testing on zip puller submitted at contract seal stage for 36 months and under.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 64 . Tesco Product/Component Safety Requirements No 46 Product/Component/Trim Washed Garments.that use stones or enzymes Requirement Method of Attachment STONES AND SAND * Check all garments thoroughly at the final examination to ensure that all stones have been removed. submitted at technical evaluation stage. Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . * Nickel safety test for coated and plated elements to be submitted at technical evaluation stage. provided they meet the criteria in ‘ALL’ section above and are non ferrous nickel free * Coil zips must NOT be used on garments intended for children under 36months * All zippers must have plastic moulded stoppers top and bottom * Zips must start 1cm down from the collar/neck edge to reduce the risk of trapped skin and irritation NOT APPLICABLE TESTING REQUIREMENTS * All parts must meet the Tesco Textile Requirements. * Pullers can be metal.

* Must be free from rough/sharp edges. * Slides with plastic elements reduce the risk of entrapment.especially in the neck area. design hazard assessment conducted.4. Mock openings with and elasticated waistband. * Polyester zip tapes should be used for greater strength.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 65 . * Cut coil ends must not protrude above the top stop. Tesco Product/Component Safety Requirements No 47 Product/Component/Trim Zips (continued) Requirement ALL CHILDREN INCLUDING UNDER 36MONTHS * Must be Phthalate free * Must be non ferrous and Nickel free. and injection moulded or welded top stops. and secured by stitching across the fly opening at the bottom. Method of Attachment STONES AND SAND * Check all garments thoroughly at the final examination to ensure that all stones have been removed. * Zip guards to be used to avoid entrapment. must be used. Rinse garments thoroughly to remove any dust or sand residue * It is recommended to sew up the pockets at manufacture stage to limit sand / stones being retained Tesco Testing/Legislation Compliance LEGISLATION * General Product Safety Regulations 2005 * BS7907 – 1997 Design and manufacture of children’s clothing to promote mechanical safety * BS 3084:2006 Slide Fasteners (Zips) * EN71 Part 3 Toxicity Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . * Decorative pullers should be risk assessed. or button fly’s should be used. * Open end zips must have a top stop to retain the slider when the zip is unfastened. TOP STOPS * Must not be claw type * D stops (only on metal zips). * Where metal zips are used for ages above 5 years. and where appropriate. BOYS FLYS * Do NOT use functioning zips on boys fly openings for boys aged 5 years and under. they must be designed with an inner flap at least 2cm wide. press stud.

* Must be free from rough/sharp edges.especially in the neck area. * Open end zips must have a top stop to retain the slider when the zip is unfastened. Tesco Product/Component Safety Requirements No 47 Product/Component/Trim Zips (continued) Requirement ADULTS * Must be Phthalate free * Must be non ferrous and Nickel free. and injection moulded or welded top stops.4. * Polyester zip tapes should be used for greater strength. ALL * All zips must be from an approved source – Please see our approved Zip Suppliers * Pin lock zips must not be used . TOP STOPS * Must not be claw type * D stops (only on metal zips). * Cut coil ends must not protrude above the top stop. must be used.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 66 .only auto lock NEW ZIP SUPPLIERS * Please refer to our approved Zip Suppliers supplier procedure for the new zip Method of Attachment Tesco Testing/Legislation Compliance Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . * Zip guards to be used to avoid entrapment.

August 2010 : Version 3 g g Page 67 g .Hand Sewing Needle Control Form Appendix 4 .Metal Contaminants Detected Form Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .6 Sharps Boxes 5.1 Broken Needle Control 5.8 Metal Detection 5.2 Control of Hand Sewing Needles 5.7 Poppers / Metal Components 5.Metal Detector Calibration Form Appendix 5 .5 Staples 5.4 Pins 5.Broken Needle Record Form Appendix 3 .Metal Detected Product Log Appendix 6 .3 Machine Needles 5.5. Metal Contamination 5.9 Compensation Appendix 2 .

5. Metal Contamination

5.1 Broken Needle Control
This safety requirement is for all garments for Tesco. Under no circumstances should any machinist hold a spare needle. They must only be distributed by a supervisor or authorised person, who should store spare needles in a locked cupboard. If a needle breaks the operator must call the supervisor. Service engineers must ensure that no needles are left behind on machines after maintenance work. Needles should be removed from any machinery lying idle. If a needle is broken during a sewing operation, and all the fragments of the broken needle cannot be found, the garment being sewn – and also those close to the operator’s machine – must be passed through a metal detector to locate any hidden fragments of needle*. This must be documented in the action taken column of the ‘Tesco Broken Needle Record Form’ (Appendix 2). This documentation must be kept for a minimum of 6 years after production. All suspect garments must be re-inspected carefully until every part of the needle is accounted for. If any parts are still missing, dispose of the entire garment safely and ensure that the supervisor records the complete procedure. Old (whole) needles should be placed in a secure container kept well away from work stations. All broken needle parts should be securely taped to the ‘Broken Needle Record Form’ (Appendix 2). Documentation must be kept for a minimum of 1 year from shipment date. Suppliers are responsible for ensuring that this policy is applied to all areas of the factory, including the sample room, embroidery and appliqué machine, machines that are positioned out of the main flow of manufacture and operations that are performed outside the supplier’s premises. The needles used in tag guns should be controlled in a similar manner to the above controls for needles, with spare needles being locked in a secure cupboard, and broken/bent needles being documented.

5.2 Control of Hand Sewing Needles
Where products require a hand sewing operation i.e. embroidery, beading or accessories, they must be managed using a controlled hand sewing needle procedure. Any hand sewing operation on a product must be with the agreement of the Tesco Technical Manager for a specific style. Hand sewing repairs are not acceptable. There should be a limited number of workers with access to hand sewing needles. A documented ‘one in, one out’ needle distribution system must be in place and documented using the ‘Tesco Hand (Appendix 3). Sewing Needle Control Form’ Documentation must be kept for a minimum of 1 year from shipment date. An area should be designated as a quarantined hand sewing area. There must be no hand sewing needles anywhere else within the factory, other than in the controlled hand sewing area. All products must be metal detected after manufacturing operations have been completed, and prior to delivery to Tesco.

* All fragments of the needle found MUST be placed in a container and taken to the Needle Control Area.

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5.3 Machine Needles
To avoid potential needle damage, replace machine needles twice daily, following an established and approved procedure. For knitted products, check each machine every hour, and record the results for later inspection.

5.5 Staples
Staples must not be used anywhere on the production floor. This includes on incoming goods , cutting room, sample room, packing and on any paperwork used on the factory floor.

5.8 Metal Detection
Metal detectors are the best way to ensure that needle control procedures are effective, all products must be metal detected after all manufacturing operations have been completed, and prior to delivery to Tesco. There are two types of metal detector: • General Purpose Metal Detectors, which detect all metals. Use them for garments that do not have any metal components such as zippers, press studs, buckles etc. • Ferrous Only Metal Detectors. Use them to inspect garments that contain approved non-ferrous, non-magnetic components. Please specify this when ordering components. The only type of metal detector approved by Tesco for 100% inspection is a conveyor belt type, with an aperture through which the garments pass. Handheld metal detectors are not acceptable. The detector must automatically stop the conveyor system and sound an audible alarm when triggered. The conveyor belt must not be able to operate when the detector is faulty or has been switched off.

5.4 Pins
Pins must not be used in any part of the factory. This includes the sample rooms, cutting, make-up, inspection or packaging area or any other areas where garments/components are handled. Where pins are used in packaging for another customer this must be done in a separate area quarantined from any other production and the issue of pins must be controlled. It is the supplier’s responsibility to ensure this policy is applied to embroidery, appliqué, printing etc operations whether in house or at another site. Trims and components are often secured with pins. Suppliers must ensure that any deliveries of raw materials are secured with tape or an alternative to pins. Cutting Pins - one in one out policy if used, on stripes, plaids, checks to be covered with plastic or foam covers. 5.4.1 Pins on ties Suppliers who manufacturer ties, are permitted to use pins during make-up. However they must follow the Broken Needle Control, Control of Hand Sewing Needle and Metal Detection Policy.

5.6 Sharps Boxes
Must be used in the control of small metal waste including cutting blades.

5.7 Poppers / Metal Components
• Must have correct machinery serviced regularly for poppers/ computable photograph on certificate • Must have training by nominated supplier • Must be purchased by nominated supplier • All poppers around m/c to be in containers labelled correctly • All broken and damaged poppers to be removed from area and disposed of in sharps box • All to have signed data sheets • All to have correct pinch settings and tested in house at hourly intervals • Non-chemical metal/nickel free • Protective equipment and eye guards/finger guards

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The audible alarm and conveyor belt should only be capable of being re-set by a key switch, the key being held by the person responsible for the department. The key must not be left in the machine. Any new metal detectors purchased must have a printer or production data recording facility to record calibration checks, the style numbers of product detected and contaminants detected. The metal detector must be capable of detecting a 1.2mm ferrous test standard at any point in the metal detector aperture. A sample to test your machine can be obtained from the machine manufacturer. In case of garment with accessories, the metal detector must be capable of ignoring a representative sample of non-ferrous accessories and allowing it to pass undetected. In case of garments without accessories, the needle detector must at least ignore a non-ferrous test coin. A sample to test your machine can be obtained from the machine manufacturer. When passing the 1.2mm test card with the accessories or the test coin, the needle detector must detect the 1.2mm ferrous test card.

To conduct the calibration test – the test standard should be passed through the aperture at the point of least sensitivity, i.e. mid height and central, on a plastic support, previously shown not to be detectable. This should be conducted in three positions across the conveyor belt, left side, middle and right side. Calibration checks should be conducted hourly everyday, and when the machine is started up and at the end of the working day, using an approved 1.2mm calibration card. These checks must be documented using the ‘Tesco Metal or by keeping Detector Calibration Form’ (Appendix 4), the print outs generated by the metal detector. Best practice can be found in using two metal detectors placed at 90 degrees or even through a twin head metal detector. Position across the conveyor belt in a 9 point check.

All products that have been processed through the detector must be quarantined until the following calibration check has been successfully completed, only then can they be released from the quarantine area. If a detector fails a calibration check, all product that has been passed through the metal detector since the previous successful calibration check must be passed through the detector again, once normal operations of the detector have been re-established. The metal detector must be positioned within the natural process flow of product after all sewing operations and attachment of swing tickets and packing metal free zone. The metal detector manufacturer must approve the sitting of metal detectors. All operations and maintenance engineers must have been trained by the manufacturer or an approved agent, Records must be kept of all training, maintenance, servicing and repairs. Documentation must be kept to record the product that has passed through the metal detector – Please see ‘Metal Detected Product Log’ (Appendix 5).

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Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .8. Only garments that pass this second test are acceptable. 5. all garments must pass successfully through the metal detector again before being accepted. Metal Contamination Preferred Approved Metal Detector suppliers are: • Loma (Cintex) Limited • Lock Inspection System Ltd • Mettler Toledo (Safeline-YDS) In summary records must be kept to support operations of the metal detector are: • Style number.1 What to do when metal is detected All garments on the halted conveyor belt must be placed in a rejection bin for inspection before being passed through the metal detector again. Any contaminant detected must be kept with documentation confirming source of contaminant and action taken to prevent future contamination – Please see ‘Metal Contaminants Detected Form’ (Appendix 6).9 Compensation Compensation of £5000 will be levied against administration and loss of reputation for each upheld broken needle complaint. Products rejected again must be searched to find the contaminants that have triggered the alarm.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 71 . date and time of products metal detected • Contaminants detected and follow-up action taken • Calibration checks of metal detector These records must be retained for 1 year after shipment.5. Once the contaminant is identified and removed. 5.

6. Fabric Standards

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Any garment is only as good as the fabric from which it is made. Ensuring fabric quality, colour and consistency are correct prior to production begins will save time, effort and money. Please refer to the Tesco Textile Performance Standards and the Tesco Clothing Colour Quality Manual.

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7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 7.5 7.6 7.7 7.8 7.9 7.10 7.11 7.12 7.13 7.14 7.15 7.16 7.17 7.18 7.19 7.20 7.21 7.22 7.23 Buttons Buttonholes Checks Colour Variation / Shading Drawstrings / Ribbons / Tie-Ends / Bows Elastics Fabric General Seaming Interlinings Laying Up Needles Piping / Binding Pockets Pressing Quilting Stress Points Stripes Swimwear Tailored Jackets Tailored Skirts Tailored Trousers Lined Garments Zips

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7. Monitor piece lengths.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 75 .5 Drawstrings / Ribbons / Tie-Ends / Bows All cord ends to be finished.7 Fabric Examine the fabric for faults before production begins. Every supplier is responsible for keeping colour continuity cards for all batches of fabric delivered throughout the contract. Deliveries which show noticeable shade variation not previously notified to the Product Development Manager will be rejected automatically.4 Colour Variation / Shading 7. All garment wash items must have buttons attached only after the washing process.7. and pockets must match unless the design specifies that the pockets are to be cut in a different direction. 7. Remove loose threads from the centre to ensure that there is no snagging of the fabric. All drawstrings – whether functional or mock. colour continuity and any other attributes affecting quality. Ribbon ends must be heat-sealed. Cuffs and collars should be balanced.2 Buttonholes No button.1 Buttons Secure buttons. type of finish to be discussed with relevant Technical Manager. or to one ply of fabric with interfacing behind (as a minimum).3 Checks Match checks across the centre front and centre back. A relaxation should be added to the measurements of all pre-cut elastics. and set correctly. Mixed shades within a garment are unacceptable. 7. or buttonhole markings should be visible on production garments. widths. strung and unstrung faults. using lockstitch button sew.6 Elastics Finished measurements must not fall below the approved size specification. and returned to the supplier. Side seams should be matched unless otherwise agreed at costing stage. 7. Buttons must be attached to a foundation of either two piles of fabric. Hand sewing or chain stitch is not to be used. 7. keeping them sharp. Garment Product Standards 7. Change buttonhole knife blades regularly. should be fixed securely at one point using bar tacking or lock stitching. Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . Any deviation in fabric components or trim colour from the original specifications must be sent for approval to the Buyer and Technical Manager before production begins. Buttonholes must be lock-stitched. Waistband elastics should be attached on the round.

All suppliers are responsible for conducting wash and pull tests at this stage to check the effectiveness of the fusing.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 76 . Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . pressure and time is being used. • Approved Interlining Suppliers. Garment Product Standards Only fabrics that have passed testing to Tesco Performance Standards may be cut. The fusing press should also be checked before a new interlining quality or fabric base is put through to ensure the fusing specification for the new quality is being met. The nap may run in opposite directions on different garments within a style only if agreed at costing stage. (Your fusing supplier can supply you with a full fusing specification based on the fabric being used and the garment part being fused). strike-through or strikeback results should be noted along with the action taken to correct this. The fusing press must be checked at the beginning of each shift and after breaks when the machine has not been running. the following trails must be performed before beginning production to ensure accuracy and consistency: • For each new style samples should be fused to establish the precise setting. and have been agreed at the buying stage with the Tesco Technical Manager and Product Development Manager. the fusing press must be checked at least twice every day to ensure that the correct temperature. The number of stitches per 3cm should be appropriate to the fabric and garment. Any product intended to have a frayed effect for childrenswear is to have topstitching no more than 2mm from the edge of the fraying. • The temperature should be measured at the glue line for accuracy and the results documented. Make sure that all fabrics with raised fibres. Necks must also be cover seamed on all knitwear. At least one wash and pull test must be carried out for each interlining quality used during the day. In addition. • During production. turning back or by tacking. and must be performed before production begins. bubbling. and sleepwear unless otherwise agreed in advance with the Tesco Technical Manager at pre-production. • Signs of delamination. Fabric flaws are not acceptable in garments unless they are inherent in the design. which produce a nap and those with a cut-one-way design are cut so that separate panels and separate garment pieces run in the same direction.9 Interlinings Use the approved fusing methods and settings specified by your interlining supplier for maximum efficiency. Do not use lock stitch on stretch fabric. 7. for example twill appliqués. Use bulk fabric to ensure that fabric. Neck closure seams should be placed 1cm past the shoulder seam. Bulk thread must be used in the loopers of all over-locking seams for knit/jersey garments. Secure seam ends neatly by latching back. All seams must be extensible to the base fabric. 7.7. Felling should be latched off with no run back of loose ends. (For non-woven interlinings pull tests should achieve a Tear not a kg/Newton measurement). towards the back of the garment. leisure wear.8 General Seaming Sewing tests to determine the correct balance between thread size and needle size are essential. Belt speed should also be measured with a stop watch and documented. thread and needles are compatible. • Wash and pull tests must be carried out twice daily during bulk production to check for correct adhesion.

16 Stress Points Reinforce all stress points. 7. The Tesco Technical Manager must be informed of results. pocket openings.12 Piping / Binding All piping and binding must lie flat.15 Quilting There should be no fibre percolation from wadding through the fabric. Alternatively a laying up machine with an overfeed facility should be used. 7. The length of time is dependent on the fabric type. The colour of swimwear linings should be white unless otherwise specified by a Tesco Product Development Manager. “glaze” or distortion. but should be no less than 12hours. Stripes must not deviate from a straight line unless otherwise agreed with the Product Development Manager / Technical Manager. without roping or puckering. Button through styles must be unbuttoned before pressing. Side seams to be matched unless otherwise agreed at costing stage. Allow each garment to dry before folding/packing. The top edge of every pocket should have a turnover of at least 2cm. Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . such as knitted or elastic materials should be relaxed prior to cutting. 7.11 Needles To avoid potential needle damage.7.17 Stripes Match stripes across the centre from and centre back.10 Laying Up Unstable fabrics. 7. Standard for matching stripes at all seams will be set at red seal stage. and record the results for later inspection. 7. following an established and approved procedure. 7. For knitted products. and ensure stripes across sleeves and collar points are balanced. Seam joints should not fall on a focal point of the garment. unless otherwise agreed at pre-production. 7. crotch joins and zip flies must be securely bar tacked.13 Pockets Reinforce the top corner of every pocket using either a triangle/ square tack or bar tack. Areas such as belt loops. taking care to avoid seam indentation. Cut the binding accurately on a 45degree bias.14 Pressing Always use a steam iron with a vacuum. check each machine every hour. and should be documented. 7.18 Swimwear Suppliers are responsible for testing both the outer and lining fabrics for transparency. Garment Product Standards 7. replace machine needles twice daily.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 77 .

Total garment width must not exceed hanger width. 7. with a minimum of 2cm gap at each end. by a tape at the shoulder point and at the base of the underarm. Laid-on-zip construction is not acceptable.23 Zips Reinforce the base of every open-ended zip where it is attached to the fabric. unless otherwise agreed with the Technical Manager. Lining is to be attached to the shell. 7. Open ended garment must have a right hand insertion zip (RHS zip pin goes into the zipper head).5cms minimum unless agreed at pre-production. Hems/cuffs to be felled unless agreed at pre-production stage. For size 16 and above the waistband is to be folded back on itself and held in the hanger. The zip slider must not be obstructed. 7. Pockets to be closed by loose tacking.g. Garment Product Standards All swimwear must have a gusset or front lining. trunks. Attach spare button next to the technical label on a satin ribbon. swimsuits must have a hygiene sticker stating ‘in the interest of hygiene keep underwear on when trying on this garment’.7.20 Tailored Skirts Hem depth to be 2. Attach spare button on front waistband curtain on a satin ribbon. Garment to be turned through lining sleeve – closure of seam must be neat. 7. All open-ended zips must have a top stop kob to prevent slider coming off the top of zip when open.22 Lined Garments Lining to be attached to shell by a tape at shoulder point and base of armhole on tops and jackets. All seams to be 4/5thread overlocked as specified on seal comments.19 Tailored Jackets All components must be washable unless agreed at pre-production stage. • Zips Tesco Product/Component Safety Requirements. • Approved Zip Suppliers.21 Tailored Trousers Inside legs to be stitched as a single seam. and at crotch for lined trousers. 7.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 78 . unless it has been previously agreed with the Tesco Technical Manager. Bottom edge of lining to meet top of skirt hem allowance. Close fitting swimwear e. Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . Linings must also be used with fabrics that become transparent when wet. Attach spare button next to technical label on a satin ribbon.

15 Swimwear Brief Trunk 8.3 8.3.3.9 8.4.3.6 8.4 8.7 8.June 2010 : Version 3 Page 79 .1 8.13 Ladieswear Skirt Dresses Trousers T-Shirt & Jumper Shirts & Blouses Menswear Trousers Knitted Tops Woven Tops Childrenswear Skirts Dresses Trousers T-Shirts & Jumpers Hem Shaping Shirts Dungarees Hooded Jacket Sleep Suit Bodysuit Pinny Strappy Vests Vest 8.12 8.1 8.1.3.18 Hat & Bootie 8.1.1.3.4.2 8.5 8.2 8.11 8.4.3.3.3.10 8.4.4.4.7 8.1 8.2 8.2.3.3.17 Triangle Bikini 8.3.8 8.2.3.3.2 8.3.1 8.4 8.4.16 Regulation Swimsuit 8.8.3 8.4 8.5 8.3.19 Bib 8.3 8.8 Ladies Briefs and Bras Underwired Bra with Centre Front and Wing Plunge Bra with Straight Wing Underwired Bra or Non Wired with Cradle Floating Gusset Brief Bagged Out Gusset Brief Thong Rectangle Floating Gusset Short Lace Panel Brief Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .3 8.1.4 8. Measuring Guide 8.5 8.4.14 Swimwear Short Trunk 8.1.6 8.2 8.3.1 8.2.3 8.3.3.3.

Measure 10cm below natural waist at an angle.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 80 .1 LADIESWEAR 8.WAISTBAND DEPTH Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .TOP HIP .WAIST B .Measure 20cm below natural waist at an angle. Do this by measuring 20cm down at side seam and c/front and following this line D .Measure under waistband to hem E .HEM WIDTH F .LENGTH .1 LADIESWEAR SKIRT A . Do this by measuring 10cm down at side seam and c/front and following this line C .8.1. Measuring Guide 8.LOW HIP .

BUST .HEM WIDTH F .LOW HIP .ARMHOLE STRAIGHT .LENGTH .SHOULDER .Measure 20cm below waist E .HIGH HIP .WAIST .Measure at 15cm below SNP M .1.8.Measure from shoulder point to underarm with body fabric flat N .Measure 2.Measure at 15cm below SNP L .Measure from shoulder point to sleeve opening I .UNDERARM H .BACK NECK DROP .Refer to size specification to see if this measurement is including or excluding neck binding J .OVERARM .BICEP .For measurement position refer to size specification C .Measure 10cm below waist D .SLEEVE OPENING K .Measure from imaginary line to seam Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .5cm below armhole B .FRONT NECK DROP .Measure from imaginary line to seam Q .X BACK .Measure 2.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 81 .2 LADIESWEAR DRESSES A . Measuring Guide 8.BACK NECK WIDTH – Measure from side neck point to side neck point (excluding neck trim) P .X FRONT .Measure from side neck point to hem G .5cm from armhole in a straight line O .

Measure 10cm below natural waist at an angle.FRONT RISE .Measure straight at ½ inside leg point parallel to hem G .LOW HIP . Unless agreed otherwise with Technical Manager D .KNEE . B .WAIST .August 2010 : Version 3 Page 82 .THIGH WIDTH .Measure along top edge front and back placed together. Unless agreed otherwise with Technical Manager C .HEM WIDTH H .8. Do this by measuring 10cm down at side seam and c/front and following this line.WAISTBAND DEPTH Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .Measure 20cm below natural waist at an angle.Including waistband unless agreed otherwise with Technical Manager J .3 LADIESWEAR TROUSERS A .1.Including waistband unless agreed otherwise with Technical Manager K . Do this by measuring 20cm down at side seam and c/front and following this line.HIGH HIP .Measure straight through crotch point parallel to hem (X fork) F . Measuring Guide 8.BACK RISE .INSEAM – Measure from crotch point to hem (inside leg) E .OUTSEAM -Including waistband unless agreed otherwise with Technical Manager (outside leg) I .

UNDERARM H .SLEEVE OPENING N .Measure 2.FRONT NECK DROP .OVERARM .Measure from side neck point to side neck point K . Measuring Guide 8.Refer to size specification to see if this measurement is including or excluding neck binding J .HEM WIDTH D .Measure 2.Measure at ½ armhole point Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .5cm below armhole B .Measure from shoulder point to underarm with body fabric flat F .X-FRONT .BICEP .BACK NECK DROP .WAIST – For measurement position refer to size specification C .BACK NECK WIDTH .SHOULDER .8.1.BUST / CHEST .5cm from armhole in a straight line parallel to the sleeve hem G .4 LADIESWEAR T-SHIRTS & JUMPERS A .LENGTH -Measurement taken from side neck point to hem E .Measure from shoulder point to sleeve opening I .Measure from imaginary line to centre back neck L .Measure from centre back neck to centre front neck M .August 2010 : Version 3 Page 83 .ARMHOLE STRAIGHT .

UNDERARM .LENGTH .ARMHOLE STRAIGHT .Measurement taken above the style line if it has a shirt tail H .Measure at ½ armhole point K .OVERARM .SHOULDER J .BUST .TIE SPACING O .COLLAR LENGTH .August 2010 : Version 3 Page 84 .Measurement taken from c/back neck point to hem C .Measure 2.Measurement taken from the centre of the button to the centre of buttonhole M .COLLAR STAND DEPTH N .8.Measurement including cuff F .CUFF WIDTH .5 LADIESWEAR SHIRTS & BLOUSES A .X FRONT AND X BACK .HEM WIDTH .5cm below armhole B .1.Measurement taken with cuff fastened I .5cm from armhole in a straight line parallel to the cuff E . Measuring Guide 8.Measure 2.BICEP .Measure from shoulder point to underarm with body fabric flat D .COLLAR SPREAD Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .COLLAR POINTS L .Measure from shoulder point to cuff G .

2. Measuring Guide 8.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 85 .Measure straight at half inside leg point parallel to hem G .FRONT RISE – Including waistband I – BACK RISE – Including waistband J – INSIDE LEG (SHORTS) – Measure straight down from crotch point to hem K – INSIDE LEG (TROUSERS) – Measure straight down from crotch point to hem Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .Measure on half H .LOW HIP – 18cm from under waistband E – X FORK/THIGH – Measure 2.8.WAIST EXTENDED ON HALF C .5cm down from crotch point parallel to hem F .TOP HIP – 8cm from under waistband D .2 MENSWEAR 8.KNEE .HEM WIDTH .1 MENSWEAR TROUSERS A – WAIST RELAXED ON HALF B .

ARMHOLE STRAIGHT – From shoulder point to underarm with body fabric flat.HEM WIDTH – Taken from side seam to side seam point in a straight line (excluding shirt tail if applicable) C .CENTRE BACK NECK TO HEM E .August 2010 : Version 3 Page 86 .2 MENSWEAR KNITTED TOPS A . leave sleeve fabric relaxed N – SLEEVE LENGTH FROM CENTRE BACK NECK – Centre back neck to cuff end and pivot at shoulder at shoulder point (3 point measure) O – BICEP – Measure 2. Measuring Guide 8.X BACK – Measure at 15cm down from side neck point M .SIDE NECK POINT TO HEM D .NECK STRETCH – Extend the neck with the bottom of the rib or collar edges level and measure straight across I .5cm from underarm in a straight line parallel to the cuff P – ELBOW – Half length of sleeve measure parallel to cuff Q – CUFF – Measure on half Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .2.X FRONT – Measure at 15cm down from side neck point L .CHEST .X SHOULDER – Take from shoulder to centre back neck to shoulder in 3 point measure J .Measure 2.BACK NECK WIDTH – From side neck point to side neck point H .NATURAL SHOULDER – Measure from the side neck point to the shoulder point K .8.5cm below armhole B .FRONT NECK DROP – From SNP imaginary line F – BACK NECK DROP – From SNP imaginary line G .

X FRONT .5cm from underarm in a straight line parallel to the cuff R – ELBOW – Half length of sleeve measure parallel to cuff S – CUFF – Measure on half T – COLLAR CIRCUMFERENCE – Measure centre of button to centre of button hole U – COLLAR LEAF EDGE – measure along top edge of collar from point to point V – COLLAR POINT LENGTH .NATURAL SHOULDER – Measure from the side neck point to the shoulder point M .SLEEVE LENGTH FROM CENTRE BACK NECK – Centre back neck to cuff end and pivot at shoulder point (3 point measure) Q .8.5cm below armh ole B . Measuring Guide 8.3 MENSWEAR WOVEN TOPS A .YOKE DEPTH BACK – Centre back neck to yoke seam in a straight line K .ARM HOLE STRAIGHT – From shoulder point to underarm with body fabric flat.HEM WIDTH – Taken from side seam to side seam point in a straight line (excluding shirt tail if applicable) C .X SHOULDER – Take from shoulder to centre back neck to shoulder in 3 point measure L .FRONT NECK DROP – From SNP imaginary line F – BACK NECK DROP – From SNP imaginary line G – BACK NECK WIDTH – From side neck point to side neck point H .Measure 2.SIDE NECK POINT TO HEM D .August 2010 : Version 3 N .Measure the length from the collar point to where it is attached to the collar stand.YOKE DEPTH FRONT – Side neck point to yoke seam in a straight line J .BICEP – Measure 2.X BACK – Measure at 15cm down from side neck point O .FRONT YOKE – Measure along seam from neckline to armhole I .CENTRE BACK NECK TO HEM E .2. leave sleeve fabric relaxed P . W – COLLAR DEPTH AT CENTRE BACK – Measure depth of collar fall at centre back (excluding stand) X – COLLAR STAND DEPTH AT CENTRE BACK – Measure depth of collar stand at centre back (excluding fall) Y – TIE SPACING – Measure on the body Z – COLLAR SPREAD – Measure on body point to point Page 87 .CHEST .Measure at 15cm down from side neck point Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .

August 2010 : Version 3 Page 88 .8. Measuring Guide AA – BREAK POINT FOR LAPEL AND COLLAR – From side neck point to centre of top button hole in one measure AB – COLLAR LENGTH (FORMAL JACKET WITH LAPEL) – Measure along the seam attaching collar to garment AC – HOOD OPENING – Measure along the front opening of hood AD – HOOD WIDTH – Measure along the width of hood at widest point AE – HOOD HEIGHT – Measure the height through the centre of the hood Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .

LOW HIP .LENGTH – At the back of the garment.Measure straight G . measure from the bottom of the waistband to the hem.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 89 .HIGH HIP .8. do not overstretch fabric C .3.WAIST EXTENDED – Stretch elasticated waist until fabric is flat.Measure along top edge straight B .Measure 10cm down from waistband at each side seam and measure straight across D .WAISTBAND DEPTH – Measure from the top of the waistband to the bottom of the waistband Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .Measure 20cm down from waistband at each side seam and measure straight across E . Measuring Guide 8.WAIST RELAXED . measure along top edge of waistband. If there is no waistband.1 CHILDRENSWEAR SKIRTS A . measure from the top of the garment F .3 CHILDRENSWEAR 8.HEM WIDTH .

Measure from side neck point down to graded measurement position refer to size specification E .MINIMUM NECK OPENING Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .FRONT.Measure from imaginary line to centre back neck seam D .HIGH HIP .Measure from imaginary line to centre back neck seam O .FRONT NECK DROP .BACK .Measure from seam to seam N .2 CHILDRENSWEAR DRESSES A .X .SHOULDER – Measure seam to seam.WAIST POSITION .BACK NECK WIDTH .Measure straight F .Measure from seam to seam C .Measure 2.5cm below armhole B .3.HEM WIDTH .LENGTH .WAIST .Measure 10cm down from waist line at each side seam and measure straight across G . Measuring Guide 8.CHEST .X.LOW HIP – Measure 20cm down form waist line at each side seam and measure straight across H .ARMHOLE STRAIGHT .Measure from side neck point to hem J .Measure at half armhole point . Refer to size specification to see if this measurement is including or excluding neck binding K – SHOULDER SEAM – Measure from side neck point to shoulder point along the seam L .Measure from centre back neck to centre front neck seam to seam P .8.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 90 .BACK NECK DROP .Measure straight I .Measure from shoulder point to underarm with body fabric flat M .

unless agreed otherwise with Technical Manager D .INSIDE LEG . do not overstretch the elastic C .Measure 7cm up from crotch seam for boys and refer to size specification for girls position. Measure straight across.FRONT RISE .THIGH .Measure straight from crotch point to hem I .HEM WIDTH – Measure straight G .Measure along top edge straight B .3 CHILDRENSWEAR TROUSERS A .3.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 91 .Measure straight at half inside leg point parallel to hem F .WAISTBAND DEPTH Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .Measure at crotch point parallel to hem E .8. Measuring Guide 8. measure along the top of the waistband.Including waistband unless agreed otherwise with Technical Manager J .BACK RISE .HIP .OUTSIDE LEG -Including waistband unless agreed otherwise with Technical Manager H .WAIST EXTENDED – Stretch elasticated waist until the fabric is flat.WAIST RELAXED .KNEE .Including waistband unless agreed otherwise with Technical Manager K .

OVERARM .MINIMUM NECK STRETCH Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .5cm below armhole B .SHOULDER – Measure seam to seam.XFRONT & XBACK .Measure at armhole in a straight line parallel to the sleeve hem J .Measure straight L .Measure from imaginary line (side neck point to side neck point) to centre back neck seam P . Measuring Guide 8.HALF SPAN .BICEP .Measure from crown to cuff end N .Measure at half armhole point seam to seam C .Measure from centre back neck to cuff end M .Measure from shoulder point to underarm with body fabric flat G .FRONT RAGLAN .SLEEVE OPENING .Measure from centre back neck to centre front neck seam to seam Q .Measure straight excluding neck rib H .Measure 2. Refer to size specification to see if this measurement is including or excluding neck binding F .HEM WIDTH – Measure straight across at hem D .BACK NECK WIDTH .LENGTH -Measure from side neck point to hem E .4 CHILDRENSWEAR T-SHIRTS & JUMPERS A .BACK NECK DROP .3.Measure straight excluding neck rib I .ARMHOLE STRAIGHT .FRONT NECK DROP .BACK RAGLAN .8.CHEST .UNDERARM K .August 2010 : Version 3 Page 92 .Measure seam to seam O .

8. Measuring Guide 8.5 CHILDRENSWEAR HEM SHAPING A .3.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 93 .FRONT LENGTH B – DEPTH OF SHAPING Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .

BICEP – Measure at armhole in straight line parallel to hem L .Measure from imaginary line (side neck point to side neck point) to centre back neck seam S .CHEST .Measure at half underarm point J .TIE SPACING Y .Measure at half armhole point seam to seam D .Measure from seam to cuff end.Measure 2.Measure from shoulder point to underarm with body fabric flat I .OVERARM .COLLAR DEPTH . Always measure straight across E .Measurement including cuff K . H .X .6 CHILDRENSWEAR SHIRTS A .BACK NECK DROP .Measure seam to seam G .BACK .Measure at centre back excluding the collar stand V .8.Measure from centre back neck to cuff end O .3.BACK NECK WIDTH – Seam to seam Q .August 2010 : Version 3 Page 94 .Measure from crown to cuff end P .X .ARMHOLE STRAIGHT .COLLAR LENGTH .ELBOW WIDTH .Measure at centre back W .Measure centre of button to centre of button hole T .HALF SPAN .HEM WIDTH .Measure along top edge of collar edge to edge U .CUFF WIDTH .CUFF DEPTH.FRONT .Measure from centre back neck to centre front neck seam to seam R .COLLAR CIRCUMFERENCE .Measure at half armhole point seam to seam C . Measuring Guide F H B K N A J L E O D 8.Measurement taken from side neck point to hem F .SHOULDER . N .Measurement taken above the style line if it has a shirt tail.COLLAR SPREAD Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .COLLAR POINT LENGTH X .COLLAR STAND DEPTH .YOKE DEPTH – Measure at the back from the side neck point to seam.5cm below armhole B .FRONT NECK DROP .UNDERARM .LENGTH .Measurement taken with cuff fastened straight M .

Measure at crotch point parallel to hem G .FRONT BIB DEPTH .Measure straight H .Measure straight from crotch point to hem D .TOTAL STRAP LENGTH .THIGH .WAIST .INSIDE LEG .7 CHILDRENSWEAR DUNGAREES A .Including waistband.Measure top edge of bib I .August 2010 : Version 3 Page 95 .Refer to size specification for measure point position J .Measure from the fold of the shoulder to hem B .Measure with strap adjusted 5cm from strap fold to centre of adjuster L . unless agreed otherwise with Technical Manager K .TOTAL LENGTH . unless agreed otherwise with Technical Manager F .8.Measure fold of shoulder to crotch fold C . Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . O – POCKET DEPTH – Measure down the centre of the finished pocket.3.Measure straight E – HIP/ SEAT.STRAP WIDTH M – BACK POCKET POSITION FROM HEM N – POCKET OPENING – Measure along finished pocket opening.BODY LENGTH .FRONT BIB WIDTH .HEM WIDTH .Measure 7cm up from crotch and measure straight across.BACK BIB WIDTH . Measuring Guide 8.

FRONT RAGLAN .Measure straight I .Measurement taken relaxed N .CUFF WIDTH .Measure straight E .SHOULDER .Measure at face opening R .Measured seam to seam O .HEM WIDTH .Measure from imaginary line (side neck point to side neck point) to centre back neck seam Q .Measured seam to seam P .3.HOOD WIDTH .measure straight J .Measure from shoulder point to underarm with body fabric flat H . Measuring Guide 8.FRONT NECK DROP .BACK NECK DROP .August 2010 : Version 3 Page 96 .Measure seam to seam G .Measure at half armhole point seam to seam C .8 CHILDRENSWEAR HOODED JACKET A .OVERARM .Measure 2.BACK NECK WIDTH .HOOD HEIGHT .CHEST .8.BACK RAGLAN .XFRONT .Measure at armhole in straight line parallel to the sleeve hem K .Measure from crown to cuff end M .BICEP .ARMHOLE STRAIGHT .Measure centre back neck to cuff end L .XBACK .Measurement taken from side neck point to front hem F .5cm below armhole B .LENGTH .HALF SPAN .Measure at half armhole point seam to seam D.Measured at widest point Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .

Measure seam to cuff end L .SHOULDER .Measure from side neck point to foot seam C .FOOT LENGTH .5cm below armhole G M .Measure from centre back neck to cuff end.HALF SPAN .8.Measure from crown to cuff end I – BICEP – Measure at armhole in straight line parallel to hem J .CHEST .Measure 7cm up from crotch fold E .Measure at half armhole point seam to seam N .9 CHILDRENSWEAR SLEEPSUIT A .3.FOOT WIDTH .FRONT NECK DROP .CUFF DEPTH .BODY LENGTH .HIP WIDTH .Measure seam to seam O .Measure from side neck point to crotch fold D .Measure from centre back neck to centre front neck seam to seam P .Measure from seam to seam R .CUFF WIDTH .Measure from the end of the toe closure to the edge of the heel in line with the heel closure B .August 2010 : Version 3 Page 97 .Measure 2.BACK NECK DROP .TOP FOOT PANEL LENGTH .TOTAL LENGTH .BACK NECK WIDTH .Measure straight K .XBACK .Measure from shoulder point to underarm with body fabric flat G .Measure seam to seam F .Measure at half armhole point seam to seam Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .OVERARM .ARMHOLE STRAIGHT . in a 3 point measure H .XFRONT . Measuring Guide 8.Measure from imaginary line (side neck point to side neck point) to centre back neck seam Q .Measure across the width of the middle of the foot S .

SHOULDER .TOTAL SHOULDER . The crotch must be closed. Measure the stretched front leg opening from the side seam to the crotch seam or opening.FRONT NECK DROP .8. stretch the front leg opening until the fabric is flat along the edge of the elastic.ARMHOLE STRAIGHT .With the garment face up.DEPTH OF BINDING .Measure seam to edge T . along the curve.FRONT LEG OPENING .Measure 2.Unfasten the garment.CHEST .KEY HOLE OPENING DEPTH J Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .Measure from side neck point to crotch fold C .BACK LEG OPENING .BACK LEG OPENING . stretch the back leg opening until the fabric is flat along the edge of the elastic.Measure straight P . in a 3 point measure K . Measuring Guide 8.Measure from centre back neck to cuff end.Measure from centre back neck to centre front neck seam to seam R .Measure seam to seam Q .SIDE SEAM LENGTH .BACK NECK WIDTH .FRONT LEG OPENING .BACK NECK DROP .10 CHILDRENSWEAR BODYSUIT A . Measure the stretched back leg opening from the side seam to the crotch seam or opening.CROTCH WIDTH .CUFF WIDTH .Unfasten the garment.Measure as shown on diagram (edge to edge) I .BICEP .Measure from seam at underarm to leg opening edge including binding D . The front and back elastic edges must be free from wrinkles but do not overstretch F . On top of the fabric measure the back leg opening.OVERARM .With the garment face down.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 98 . The crotch must be closed.Measure seam to seam excluding neck binding N .Measure from imaginary line (side neck point to side neck point) to centre back seam S . The front and back elastic edges must be free from wrinkles but do not overstretch H . from the side seam to the front crotch seam or opening E . from the side seam to the back crotch seam or opening G .3.BODY LENGTH .Measure from shoulder point to underarm with body fabric flat J . along the curve.Measure across straight from crown seam to crown seam O .5cm below armhole B .HALF SPAN .Measure at armhole in a straight line parallel to the sleeve hem M .Measure crown to cuff end L . On top of the fabric measure the front leg opening.

TOTAL STRAP LENGTH .ARMHOLE STRAIGHT .HEM WIDTH .Measure down at centre front H .11 CHILDRENSWEAR PINNY A .3.BACK BIB WIDTH .TOTAL LENGTH .August 2010 : Version 3 Page 99 .Measure along top edge of back bib G .FRONT BIB DEPTH .Measure straight C .CHEST .FRONT BIB WIDTH .Measure across at bib seam H D B .Measure from top of shoulder strap to underarm E .Measure along top edge of front bib F .Measure from SNP at fold of strap to hem D . Measuring Guide 8.8.Measure from end to end I – STRAP WIDTH Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .

WAIST POSITION .ARMHOLE STRAIGHT .Measure straight D .Measure straight from apex to apex excluding straps I .HEM WIDTH .FRONT NECK DROP .Measure from where strap is attached at front to where strap is attached at back Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . Measuring Guide 8.8.Measure straight E .Measure from imaginary line (apex to apex) to top edge of binding J .BACK NECK DROP .BACK NECK WIDTH .Measure 2.3.FRONT NECK WIDTH .LENGTH .Measure from apex to hem F .August 2010 : Version 3 Page 100 .CHEST .WAIST .F – Measure from top of shoulder strap to underarm G .5cm below armhole F B .Measure from imaginary line (apex to apex) to top edge of binding K .TOTAL STRAP LENGTH .Measure straight from apex to apex excluding straps H .12 CHILDRENSWEAR STRAPPY VEST A .Measure from apex down to graded measurement position refer to size specification C .

Measure seam to seam.Measure 2.5cm below armhole B – WAIST POSITION – Measure from side neck point down to graded measurement position refer to size specification C .BACK NECK WIDTH .Measure straight D .August 2010 : Version 3 Page 101 .3. Measuring Guide 8.HEM WIDTH .Measure from imaginary line (side neck point to side neck point) to centre back neck seam J .Measure straight E .Measure from side neck point to hem F .CHEST .ARMHOLE STRAIGHT . Refer to size specification to see if this measurement is including or excluding neck or armhole binding G .13 CHILDRENSWEAR VEST A .Measure from shoulder point to underarm with body fabric flat H .FRONT NECK DROP .Measure from centre back neck to centre front neck seam Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .BACK NECK DROP .LENGTH .WAIST .Measure seam to seam I .8.SHOULDER .

Measuring Guide 8. measure from top of the garment down to crotch seam following the curve H .FRONT RISE .8.Including waistband. measure down to the top of the leg opening G .WAIST RELAXED .HIP WIDTH – Measure 7cm up from crotch. measure from top of the garment down to crotch seam following the curve Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .Measure at crotch point parallel to hem E .HEM WIDTH .Including waistband. straight across D .Measure straight F .Including waistband.Measure along top edge straight B .3.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 102 .WAIST EXTENDED C .14 CHILDRENSWEAR SWIMWEAR SHORT TRUNK A .BACK RISE .THIGH .SIDE SEAM DEPTH .

Measure from top edge to gusset seam including waistband K .Measure from top edge to gusset seam including waistband J .3.8. Measuring Guide 8.WAIST EXTENDED – Stretch elasticated waist until fabric is flat and measure along the top edge of waistband.Stretch the leg opening until fabric is flat and measure from side seam to crotch seam or opening H .August 2010 : Version 3 Page 103 .Measure at narrowest point.BACK LEG OPENING EXTENDED .CROTCH WIDTH (CENTRE) .BACK LEG OPENING RELAXED – Measure along the curve from side seam to crotch seam or opening G .15 CHILDRENSWEAR SWIMWEAR BRIEF TRUNK A .SIDE SEAM LENGTH . do not over stretch elastic C .Measure along the curve from side seam to crotch seam or opening E .FRONT RISE . edge to edge Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .BACK RISE .THIGH .WAIST RELAXED .Including waistband I .FRONT LEG OPENING EXTENDED – Stretch the leg opening until fabric is flat and measure from side seam to crotch seam or opening F .FRONT LEG OPENING RELAXED .Measure across at top of leg opening D .Measure along top edge straight B .

HIP WIDTH – Measure across at top of leg openings E .8.BACK LEG OPENING EXTENDED .FRONT LEG OPENING EXTENDED .Measure from seam at underarm to leg opening edge including binding S .Measure edge to edge L .CHEST .Measure from shoulder point to underarm with body fabric flat M – FRONT NECK WIDTH – Measure straight from apex to apex including straps 8.THIGH .Stretch the leg opening until fabric is flat and measure from side seam to crotch seam or opening I .STRAP LENGTH Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . Measuring Guide S P Q J .SHOULDER .16 CHILDRENSWEAR REGULATIONS SWIMSUIT A .Measure 2.5cm below armhole B .August 2010 : Version 3 Page 104 .3. measure straight across C .BACK LEG OPENING RELAXED – Measure along the curve from side seam to crotch seam or opening H .WAIST – At the back of the garment.Measure from centre front neck point to fold at gusset N – BACK NECK WIDTH – Measure straight from apex to apex including straps 0 .LENGTH AT BACK K .Measure across at top of leg opening D .FRONT LEG OPENING RELAXED .CROTCH LENGTH P – CROTCH WIDTH (CENTRE) – Measure at narrowest point Q .CROTCH WIDTH (BACK) – Measure along the back seam between the leg openings R .Measure along the curve from side seam to crotch seam or opening F .Stretch the leg opening until fabric is flat and measure from side seam to crotch seam or opening G .ARMHOLE STRAIGHT .LENGTH .SIDE SEAM LENGTH . with the garment relaxed.

Measure at narrowest point.BACK RISE .INDIVIDUAL STRAP LENGTH .SIDE SEAM LENGTH .FRONT LEG OPENING RELAXED .INSIDE CUP LENGTH .OUTSIDE CUP LENGTH .Measure apex to strap end excluding clasp D .Measure the side of the cup from the side seam to the outside edge of the strap attachment C .17 CHILDENSWEAR TRIANGLE BIKINI TOP A .Measure across at top of leg opening D . edge to edge Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .THIGH .August 2010 : Version 3 Page 105 .BOTTOM WIDTH .CROTCH WIDTH (CENTRE) .Stretch the leg opening until fabric is flat and measure from side seam to crotch seam or opening H .8.Including waistband I .BACK LEG OPENING EXTENDED . do not over stretch elastic C .Measure along the bottom of the cup at the seam E .Measure from top edge to gusset seam including waistband K .Measure along top edge straight B .Measure including binding B . Measuring Guide 8.Measure along the curve from side seam to crotch seam or opening E – FRONT LEG OPENING EXTENDED – Stretch the leg opening until fabric is flat and measure from side seam to crotch seam or opening F .3.WAIST RELAXED . measure along the bottom edge (excluding the closure) BOTTOMS A .Measure from top edge to gusset seam including waistband J .BODY WIDTH – With the top open.FRONT RISE .WAIST EXTENDED – Stretch elasticated waist until fabric is flat and measure along the top edge of waistband.BACK LEG OPENING RELAXED – Measure along the curve from side seam to crotch seam or opening G .

WIDTH – Measure across from one end of ribbing to the other C . Measuring Guide 8.FOOT LENGTH – Measure from the foot seam to the heel underneath the foot J .CIRCUMFERENCE – Measure from one point in a circle round the hat E .WELT DEPTH G .FOOT WIDTH – Measure from one side to the other underneath the foot Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .8.3.WELT WIDTH F .RIB DEPTH D .Do not stretch too much H .August 2010 : Version 3 Page 106 .LENGTH – Measure from centre of top of hat to bottom of ribbing B .18 CHILDRENSWEAR HAT & BOOTIE A .BOOT OPENING WIDTH I .BOOT OPENING LENGTH .

August 2010 : Version 3 Page 107 .3.TOTAL LENGTH – From top edge of strap to the bottom of the bib B .From top edge of strap to the bottom edge of strap Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . Measuring Guide 8.BIB WIDTH – Measure straight across C .19 CHILDRENSWEAR BIB A .BIB DEPTH D .8.

Including the wire casing.VERTICAL CUP DEPTH .) . Measure from the top edge of the top cup edge. 3.1. ( 0.August 2010 : Version 3 D .8.5cm Tolerance +/.4 LADIES BRIEFS AND BRAS MEASUREMENT POINTS & HOW TO MEASURE 8. ( 0. ( 0. 2.) N . Measure along the edge of the seam from neck edge to cup edge (excluding wire casing).FRONT STRAP TO RING . Excluding the wire casing. ( 1cm Tolerance +/.DEPTH OF CENTRE FRONT . 2. ( 0.LOWER EDGE OF WING .1. 2.) O .) Page 108 8. Ensure there is a 5cm adjustment before measuring the strap.5cm Tolerance +/. Measure the garment in the hand.NECK EDGE .1. Measuring Guide Wire play M O H F K C B E A Exposed wire G L J I N I .5cm Tolerance +/. 2. Measure the garment flat on the straight.1 UNDERWIRED BRA WITH CENTRE FRONT AND WING A .3cm Tolerance +/.AROUND CUP.1. Measure the centre of the strap. 2.) F . 1. ( 0. 2. Measure along the top edge of the centre front from cup edge to cup edge.WIRECASING .5cm Tolerance +/. Include the hook and first set of eyes.) H . Measure along the centre of the back strap. Measure from the front apex to the end of the front strap at ring or join to back strap. Measure along the outer of the twin needle stitching from the underarm to the underband (excluding picot edge). ( 1cm Tolerance +/. 3.5cm Tolerance +/.1.LOWER EDGE OF CENTRE FRONT . ( 1cm Tolerance +/.CUPSEAM TO BACK APEX EXC. Measure the garment in the hand. ( 0.1. Measure the garment in the hand.) L . Do not include elastic picot edges.APEX TO SIDE CUP AT WIRE . ( NO TOLERANCE ) E . Measure along the outer row of the twin needle stitching.5cm Tolerance +/.1.0cm min . 3. Measure from the top of the centre front to the base of centre front excluding picot edges of elastic (measure to valley of scallop on lace). 3.WIRE PLAY . 2.) B .) K .1.1.3cm Tolerance +/. ( 0.BACK STRAP (ADJUSTED 5CM ) .BACK CURVE OF WING . ( 0. 4. 2.1.3. Measure along the bottom edge of the centre front from cup edge to cup edge (valley of scallop on lace) ( 0. 4.1. 2. Measure the garment flat. Measure garment flat. Measure the garment in the hand. Measure the garment in the hand. Measure along the stitching from the top edge of the back apex to include the first set of hooks and eyes.5cm Tolerance +/. Measure the garment flat.) C . 2.1.TOTAL UNDERBAND .1. Measure the garment flat on the straight.TOP EDGE OF CENTRE FRONT .5 cm max between the top of wire and bottom of bartack.5cm Tolerance +/. Measure the garment in the hand.4. Measure the garment in the hand 2. (TOP WING) .1.1. Measure from the attachment point at the front strap to exclude back curve where applicable. 5.) J . Measure garment flat.) G . Measure along edge of elastic from the cup seam to inside the back strap. ( 0.DEPTH OF WING AT WIRE CASING . Tape measure should be on it’s edge with the cm’s next to the stitching. 2. 2. ( 0. Measure along the edge of elastic from the front apex seam to the cup seam. Measure the garment in the hand. Measure along the edge of the elastic from the point where the wing meets the cup to include the hook or first set of eyes.1.) M .) Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . Measure from the front of seam along the neckline to the apex (exclude wire casing).3cm Tolerance +/.

Measure from the underarm to the top of the top cup edge.1.3cm Tolerance +/.CUP HEIGHT . Measuring Guide M O CF drop K H D N back strap position L J .1.5cm Tolerance +/.) B .TOP EDGE OF CENTRE FRONT . 2. Measure the garment in the hand.5cm Tolerance +/. Measure the garment in the hand. 2. 3.5cm Tolerance +/. 3. ( 0.) I J F G B E A C 8.LOWER EDGE OF CENTRE FRONT . Measure the garment flat. Measure the garment flat on the table. Measure garment flat. Measure along the bottom edge of the centre front from cup edge to cup edge. 3.1. ( 0. Measure the garment flat on the table. ( 0.1. 3. Measure from the CF cup seam along the neckline to the front apex (excluding wire). ( 0. ( 0.DEPTH OF CENTRE FRONT .BACK STRAP (ADJUSTED 5CM ) . 5.Measure the garment flat on the table. Measure along the outer row of the twin needle stitching. Measure the garment in the hand. 2. Measure the garment flat 2. ( 1cm Tolerance +/. Measure garment flat.1. Measure along the edge of elastic from the front apex seam to the cup seam.8. Measure along edge of elastic include the 1st hook and eye.5cm Tolerance +/. ( 0. 1.BACK STRAP POSITION . Measure the garment in the hand. 2. 2. Do not include elastic picot edges.) M -FRONT STRAP . ( 0.1.) O . 3.LOWER EDGE OF WING . 2.APEX TO SIDE CUP AT WIRE . 3. 4.1. Measure from top of CF across high point to top of wire.1. 2.) G.5cm Tolerance +/. ( 0.1. 2. State whether including or excluding the wire casing.) Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . Measure the garment in the hand. Measure from the front apex to the end of the front strap at ring or join to back strap (excluding ring). ( 0.1. ( 0.1.) H. Ensure there is a 5cm adjustment before measuring the strap.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 109 .) L . State whether including or excluding the wire casing.TOTAL UNDERBAND .CUP WIDTH .) I . Measure along centre.NECK EDGE . Measure along the bottom edge of the centre front from cup edge to cup edge.1.3cm Tolerance +/. Measure inside of strap to 1st hook and eye. Tape measure should be on it’s edge with the cm’s next to the stitching.) F .LOWER EDGE OF WING .1. ( 1cm Tolerance +/.WIRE PLAY . Ensure the fabric is smooth when measured.) N . Measure along the edge of the elastic from the point where the wing meets the cup to include the hook or first set of eyes. Measure from the top of the centre front to the base of centre front excluding picot edges of elastic.1. 2. ( 1cm Tolerance +/. ( NO TOLERANCE ) D .2 PLUNGE BRA WITH STRAIGHT WING A .4. Measure the garment in the hand.) C .5 cm max between the top of wire and bottom of bartack.1. Include the hook and first set of eyes.5cm Tolerance +/. 1. Measure along the seam from the cross cup seam to top cup edge.0cm min . 2.5cm Tolerance +/.1.) E . Including the wire casing.TOP EDGE OF WING . ( 0.5cm Tolerance +/.) K . 2.3cm Tolerance +/. 2. 3. Measure along the centre of the strap.

1. 2. ( 0. Measure along seam from the top edge of wing down to the underband edge excluding picot edges. Measure centre. Measure the garment in the hand.SIDE SEAM TO BACK APEX EXC STRAP (TOP WING) 1. Measure along the centre. 3. Measure along the top edge of the centre front from cup edge to cup edge.1.) E O F H C G L D Q I J K K .8. 2.NECK EDGE .5cm Tolerance +/. 3.) M . Measure garment in the hand. ( 0. 2. The highest point of the cup shaping / excluding wire.) B .) D . ( 0.5cm Tolerance +/.5cm Tolerance +/. ( 1cm Tolerance +/.3cm Tolerance +/. 2.BACK CURVE OF WING .) I .LOWER EDGE OF WING . Measure along the edge of elastic from the front apex seam to the side seam.) F .) B A 8. Measure along the stitching from the top edge of the back apex to include the first set of hooks or eyes.1. 2. ( 0. ( 1cm Tolerance +/. ( 0.5cm Tolerance +/. Measure from side seam to side seam straight.1. 2.1. ( 0.) E .TOTAL UNDERBAND . Measure from the attachment point at the front strap to include the hook or eye. Measure from the CF excluding wire. Measure the garment flat. ( 0.) C .SIDE SEAM .) L .) Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . 1.OVERBUST SEAM .FRONT STRAP TO RING . Measure along edge of elastic from the side seam to inside the back strap.BACK STRAP (ADJUSTED 5CM ) .TOP EDGE OF CENTRE FRONT .3cm Tolerance +/.1. Measure along the seam from cup edge to cup edge.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 110 . Measure along the edge of the elastic from side seam where the wing meets the cup to include the hook or first set of eyes. Measure the garment in the hand. 2.WIRE PLAY .3cm Tolerance +/. Where a scalloped edge measure along the valley of the embroidery / lace.DEPTH TOP CUP . 2. Measuring Guide M N J .0cm min . 2. 2. Measure the garment flat on the table.1. ( 0. Measure the garment in the hand.1. 3.4.3cm Tolerance +/. Measure garment flat on the table. ( NO TOLERANCE +/. Measure the garment in the hand.1.3 UNDERWIRED BRA OR NON WIRED WITH CRADLE A . Measure the garment in the hand. Include the hook and first set of eyes.1.) G .5cm Tolerance +/.3cm Tolerance +/. Measure the garment in the hand.1. 2. ( 0.5cm Tolerance +/.1. Measure from the top of the centre front to the base of centre front excluding picot edges of elastic. measure garment in the hand.APEX TO SIDE SEAM .5 cm max between the top of wire and bottom of bartack.) O .1. Ensure there is a 5cm adjustment before measuring the strap.DEPTH OF CENTRE FRONT . 2. ( 0.) N . 3. Measure garment flat. ( 1 Tolerance +/. The tape measure should be flat.) H .CENTRE OF NECKLINE / SCALLOPED EDGE TO HIGH POINT . Measure the garment flat.1.3. State whether including or excluding wire casing. 2.1. Measure the garment flat on the table. 2. ( 0. along the neckline to the front apex. 4. Measure from the front apex to the end of the front strap at ring or join to back strap.BOTTOM EDGE OF CRADLE .

( 5cm Tolerance +/.From leg edge to leg edge.From side seam to side seam along waist line. ( 5cm Tolerance +/. ( 1cm Tolerance +/. ( 5cm Tolerance +/. ( 5cm Tolerance +/.Gusset at narrowest point leg edge to leg edge.) G FRONT GUSSET WIDTH . ( 5cm Tolerance +/. ( 1cm Tolerance +/.) C FRONT RISE .8.) L HIP ON ½ .Leg edged together.) J D N F GUSSET LENGTH .From centre back waist edge to back gusset seam. ( 5cm Tolerance +/.Taken from specified measurement down from CF waist edge.) K E SIDE SEAM .Maximum extension of leg edges together. ( 5cm Tolerance +/.From leg opening to leg opening (bottom of side seams) straight across.From centre front (CF) waist edge to back gusset seam.) I GUSSET AT NARROWEST . ( 1cm Tolerance +/. Measuring Guide A&B L C 8.) D BACK RISE .) N BACK COVERAGE .From waist edge along seam to leg edge.Maximum extension of measurement no 1. ( 5cm Tolerance +/. ( 1cm Tolerance +/.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 111 .From leg edge to leg edge along back gusset seam.) K LEG EDGE EXTENDED ON ½ . ( 1cm Tolerance +/.) B WAIST EXTENDED ON ½ .) Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .) M J LEG EDGE ON ½ .) H H BACK GUSSET WIDTH . ( 1cm Tolerance +/.) M FRONT COVERAGE .Taken from specified measurement down from CB waist edge.From front gusset edge through to back gusset seam.4.4 FLOATING GUSSET BRIEF A WAIST RELAXED ON ½ .

) M FRONT COVERAGE .5 BAGGED OUT GUSSET BRIEF A WAIST RELAXED ON ½ . Measuring Guide A L B 8. ( 5cm Tolerance +/.) D BACK RISE .) I F H H BACK GUSSET WIDTH . ( 5cm Tolerance +/.) L HIP ON ½ .) I GUSSET AT NARROWEST .) Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .From side seam to side seam along waist line.Taken from specified measurement down from CF waist edge.Taken from specified measurement down from CB waist edge. ( 5cm Tolerance +/.Gusset at narrowest point leg edge to leg edge. ( 5cm Tolerance +/.) G K J D E E SIDE SEAM .From waist edge along seam to leg edge. ( 5cm Tolerance +/.From centre front (CF) waist edge to front gusset seam. ( 5cm Tolerance +/.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 112 .) J LEG EDGE ON ½ . ( 1cm Tolerance +/. ( 1cm Tolerance +/.Maximum extension of measurement no 1.From centre back waist edge to back gusset seam. ( 1cm Tolerance +/. ( 5cm Tolerance +/. ( 5cm Tolerance +/.Leg edged together.From leg edge to leg edge along front gusset seam. ( 1cm Tolerance +/.) N G FRONT GUSSET WIDTH .Maximum extension of leg edges together.From leg edge to leg edge along back gusset seam. ( 5cm Tolerance +/.) F GUSSET LENGTH . ( 1cm Tolerance +/.From leg opening to leg opening (bottom of side seams) straight across.) C M B WAIST EXTENDED ON ½ .From front gusset edge through to back gusset seam.8.4.) K LEG EDGE EXTENDED ON ½ .) C FRONT RISE .) N BACK COVERAGE .

From front gusset edge through to back gusset seam. ( 1cm Tolerance +/. ( 0.) F GUSSET LENGTH .From leg edge to leg edge along back gusset seam.Leg edged together.From centre front (CF) waist edge to front gusset seam.5cm Tolerance +/.) J LEG EDGE ON ½ .) K LEG EDGE EXTENDED ON ½ . ( 1cm Tolerance +/.) D J H I H BACK GUSSET WIDTH .5mm Tolerance +/.From leg opening to leg opening (bottom of side seams) straight across. ( 1cm Tolerance +/. ( 0. ( 0.) B WAIST EXTENDED ON ½ . ( 1cm Tolerance +/.Gusset at narrowest point leg edge to leg edge.) G FRONT GUSSET WIDTH .) M FRONT COVERAGE .5cm Tolerance +/.5cm Tolerance +/.) C FRONT RISE .) M G D BACK RISE . Measuring Guide A B 8.Maximum extension of leg edges together.) E E SIDE SEAM . ( 1cm Tolerance +/.From leg edge to leg edge along front gusset seam. ( 0.5mm Tolerance +/.Taken from specified measurement down from CF waist edge.From waist edge along seam to leg edge.From side seam to side seam along waist line.) K Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .5cm Tolerance +/.Maximum extension of measurement no 1. ( 0.6 THONG L A WAIST RELAXED ON ½ .) I GUSSET AT NARROWEST .4. ( 0.) L HIP ON ½ . ( 1cm Tolerance +/. ( 1cm Tolerance +/.8.From centre back waist edge to back gusset seam.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 113 .

) L K C J G I GUSSET AT NARROWEST .5cm Tolerance +/.5cm Tolerance +/.From leg edge to leg edge along front gusset seam.5cm Tolerance +/. ( 1cm Tolerance +/. ( 1cm Tolerance +/.) F H I Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .From leg opening to leg opening (bottom of side seams) straight across.Maximum extension of measurement no 1.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 114 . ( 0.) M BACK COVERAGE . ( 0.4.From side seam to side seam along waist line.5cm Tolerance +/.) D BACK RISE . ( 0.) E SIDE SEAM .5cm Tolerance +/.) G FRONT GUSSET WIDTH . ( 1cm Tolerance +/. ( 0. ( 0.7 RECTANGLE FLOATING GUSSET SHORT A WAIST RELAXED ON ½ .) C FRONT RISE .From leg edge to leg edge along back gusset seam.5cm Tolerance +/.From centre back waist edge to back gusset seam.) F GUSSET LENGTH . ( 0. ( 0.5cm Tolerance +/.Maximum extension of leg edges together.) B WAIST EXTENDED ON ½ .) A B E D M H BACK GUSSET WIDTH .) L HIP ON ½ . ( 1cm Tolerance +/.) K LEG EDGE EXTENDED ON ½ .5cm Tolerance +/.From centre front (CF) waist edge to front gusset seam.Taken from specified measurement down from CB waist edge. Measuring Guide 8.) J LEG EDGE ON ½ .Leg edged together.8.From front gusset edge through to back gusset seam.Gusset at narrowest point leg edge to leg edge. ( 1cm Tolerance +/.From waist edge along seam to leg edge. ( 0.

Along Seam from waist edge to leg edge.From leg edge to leg edge along front gusset seam 5mm H BACK GUSSET WIDTH .Taken from specified measurement down from CF waist edge.5cm Tolerance +/. ( 0.) B WAIST EXTENDED ON ½ .Gusset at narrowest point leg edge to leg edge.) L HIP ON ½ .Leg edged together.) O SIDE FRONT SIDE SEAM .5cm Tolerance +/.Along lowest scallop from front side seam to front side seam.) M FRONT COVERAGE .5cm Tolerance +/.Distance from side seam to lace front panel along the waist edge.From leg opening to leg opening (bottom of side seams) straight across.) Q SIDE SEAM TO LACE AT LEG . ( 0. ( 0. ( 1cm Tolerance +/.) G FRONT GUSSET WIDTH .4.) P SIDE SEAM TO LACE AT WAIST . ( 0.5cm Tolerance +/.5cm Tolerance +/. ( 1cm Tolerance +/. ( 1cm Tolerance +/. ( 0.5cm Tolerance +/.From side seam to side seam along waist line.Taken from specified measurement down from CB waist edge.From leg edge to leg edge along back gusset seam.) K LEG EDGE EXTENDED ON ½ .5cm Tolerance +/.Maximum extension of leg edges together. ( 0. ( 1cm Tolerance +/.) C FRONT RISE .) N BACK COVERAGE . ( 0. ( 0.) R LACE AT WAIST EDGE .3cm Tolerance +/.Distance from side seam to lace front panel along the leg edge.) F GUSSET LENGTH .From waist edge along seam to leg edge.8 LACE PANEL BRIEF A WAIST RELAXED ON ½ . ( 0.) Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .5cm Tolerance +/.) E SIDE SEAM .August 2010 : Version 3 Page 115 .From front gusset edge through to back gusset seam.5cm Tolerance +/.From centre front (CF) waist edge to front gusset seam.3cm Tolerance +/. ( 1cm Tolerance +/.) J LEG EDGE ON ½ .8. Measuring Guide 8.) I GUSSET AT NARROWEST . ( 0.Maximum extension of measurement no 1.5cm Tolerance +/.From centre back waist edge to back gusset seam.) D BACK RISE . ( 0. ( 0.

5 Red Seals 9.7 Press Samples 9. Second Fit.10 Repeat Contracts / Running Lines 9.12 Self Green Sealing Suppliers 9.15 Batch Coding Appendix 7 – Sample Submission Tag Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .11 Self Red Sealing 9.9 Production 9. etc Sample Submission Requirements 9.2 Selection Meeting 9.June 2010 : Version 3 g Page 116 g .1 Buying Sample / First Fit 9.8 Production 9.9.3 Counter Sample / First Fit 9.13 Procedure for Disney Products 9.6 Green Seals 9.14 Packaging 9.4 First Fit. Sealing Process 9.

It is the supplier’s responsibility to ensure that all garments are fitted and measured prior to submission to Tesco.html . Testing requirements. Also see the attached AlvaForm Stand information for each department. Contact for the British Standard Children’s Dummies (used by Tesco) Models of London Telephone: 020 8896 2440 For Alvanon Products please visit the website by the following link for Worldwide Contact Details www. representing concept ideas.alvanon. make up trims. it is the responsibility of the supplier to supply all sampling and wearer trials free of charge. Please see ‘Tesco Sample Submission Tag’ (Appendix 7).August 2010 : Version 3 Page 117 . packaging and critical paths will also be agreed.tescotechnicallibrary. Buying sample / First fit samples must be to Tesco blocks/specs. 9. selected by the Tesco buyer for range development. 9.com Technical Library Charges Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . fabric and fit etc. As part of the agreed contract. a sample will be required in the correct base cloth.com/M07_S01. www. A Sample Submission tag must be attached to all fit samples. Sealing Process To ensure all our products meet the required standards.9. Buyer and Supplier to agree styling. Ladieswear Menswear Childrenswear 9.2 Selection Meeting This is a meeting between the Tesco Technical Manger. All samples must be to Tesco blocks/specs and to be fitted on live models or dummies (children’s wear only). specs and technical information please use the Tesco Technical Library.3 Counter Sample / First Fit If the buying sample cannot be used to first fit.1 Buying Sample/ First Fit The initial development sample. For block. and must include up to date information. all suppliers must adhere to the following procedures. The buying sample can only be used as the First fit sample if it has been made to the Tesco block and stamped suitable ‘For Fit’. It is the supplier’s responsibility to ensure that all styles are suitable for the intended end use.

9. subsequence samples will be referred to as Fit 1. section 9. 4 green seals are to be submitted to buying team (2 to be tagged for Tesco and 2 to be tagged for the supplier to have).with cover sheet correctly completed and approved test request form indicating that all requested tests have been completed.4.6 Green seals • Must be an approved sample representative of final production.e. Second fit. >> Completed AQL form >> Green seal tags must be completed and attached to the samples. Sealing Process 9. 9.4 First fit. 9.9. including final labelling and packaging • Green seals must be submitted a minimum of 10days prior to delivery.5 Red Seals • Must be an approved pre-production sample from the proposed factory • Approval may be subject to additional conditions / agreed amendments • Sample may or may not be in final production colours / logos • The sample should be made with the correct fabric construction (but not necessarily from approved bulk fabric) • May require minor cosmetic adjustments – confirmed in writing to the supplier at the time of sealing and recorded on the sealing tag • Capable of passing all testing requirements specified by Tesco • Be correct for size.4. Fit 3 etc. Mens or Kidswear Ways of Working documents. 9.4. etc Sample Submission Requirements • Size as specified by Design/Specification pack or Technical Manager • Correct paperwork must be submitted. i. Fit 2.2 Ways of Working Please contact the relevant Technical Manager of the department for the Ways of Working Handbooks. as to be displayed in store.: >> Proposed spec showing measurement discrepancies >> Tesco product specification sheet correctly completed >> Test request form fully completed • Until the sample is sealed.2. The information required on these is as follows: • • • • Date Supplier Tesco style number Signed by the suppliers technical representative Page 118 Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . a sample should be submitted to the Tesco Technical Manager for Approval. Please see Ladies.August 2010 : Version 3 . • All samples must be submitted with correct packaging. Once it a fit sample is sealed by TESCO it will be referred to as the red seal sample. • Two Green Seal should be submitted to the buying team • If supplier is Landed to FOB. • Correct paperwork must be submitted: >> Approved size spec showing measurement discrepancies >> Tesco product specification sheet correctly completed >> Original copies of test reports .1 Tesco Workbooks Please refer to Expectations Of A Tesco Workbook. styling and fit If a supplier is not authorised to Self Red Seal.

Ladies. No style will be approved for delivery into the warehouse without a satisfactory AQL report from the supplier (refer to Inspection Procedures.e. For continuity lines.tesco. Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . Tesco style number. so all details must be correct. 9.technical@uk.8 Samples for Direct Samples requested for Direct are an addition and must be correct for both colour and styling. manufacturer and seal type are to be included in the subject line of the e-mail i. This should be submitted via e-mail prior to shipment/ delivery into depot. Hong Kong T: (852) 2391 1611 F: (852) 2789 0710 Contact: Edwin Wong All press samples submitted must be addressed to the buyer and made to production standards in bulk cloth.com Paperwork to be sent in one e-mail per style.co. A green seal sample will not be returned to the supplier. Any tests that fail this standard must be discussed and agreed with the Tesco Technical Manager. a full AQL report and current satisfactory fabric test report must be submitted to the Tesco Technical Manager every six months. Please ensure paperwork is sent to the relevant email account. Stock of the green seal tags can be ordered from the following suppliers: Unisto Ltd Albury Lodge The Street Albury Surrey GU5 9AE T: 01483 209100 F: 01483 209109 Contact: Mona Simpson www.technical@uk.com Mens.9.7 Press Samples Sam Hing Ho Haberdashery Co. 80-82 Nam Cheong Street Kowloon. 9.uk All paperwork should be sent by e-mail to the relevant Tesco Technical Manager. ensure a similar sample representative of samples submitted to Tesco is kept by the supplier. Sealing Process The Tesco Technical Manager will sign these and keep one for reference and give one to the buying team. please refer to the relevant Tesco Technical Manager for details of the required sealing process. Ltd. 9. inclusive of all bulk trims. AF011319 Graffiti print Long sleeved t-shirt Long Fung 2nd Fit The web based system Eqos is currently being used for Tesco International Sourcing. Section 10) complete test reports and green seal. 9.10 Repeat Contracts/Running Lines When a contract is repeated. description. Please be aware that this system will be available to use within 12-18months for all UK Tesco divisions and UK suppliers.unisto.9 Production Please see Tesco Textile Performance Standards.technical@uk.tesco.com Kidsbaby. The supplier must conduct an AQL inspection on bulk production (90% complete). The samples will be photographed for the website.. including all three documents as attachments. Production should not commence until all fabric testing and red seals are approved as laid out in the Tesco Textile Performance Standards.tesco. and also a hard copy included with the submitted samples.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 119 . if not submitted with green seals.

g. Additional number to be added and placed below the supplier code. 002 non 9.13 Procedure for Disney products As for UK product except: • One extra samples (of smallest size) to be submitted with green seals for Disney approval. This requires a nominated person within the supplier’s organisation to become responsible for understanding the Tesco standards and ensuring the products that it delivers to Tesco consistently achieve the standard. This requires a nominated person within the supplier’s organisation to become responsible for understanding the Tesco standards and ensuring the products that it produces for Tesco consistently achieve the standards. unless sent directly to Disney by supplier. com this allows the supplier to view and obtain the references for all of the packaging required to be on the products. 9. attached underneath the technical label. Self Green Sealing suppliers can have this position revoked by Tesco at any time if there is due cause.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 120 . 9.tescodesign. • All factories manufacturing Disney product for Tesco MUST have a Disney Audit before commencing production.9. Sealing Process 9.14 Packaging All suppliers to Tesco Stores Limited must be given authorisation to use the packaging website www. 001. 9. All packaging must be from nominated source unless previously agreed with the packaging team. Please see table illustrating the additional information required for batch coding in garments and on packaging. Self Green Sealing suppliers may still have random inspections performed on their products in the Tesco warehouse.12 Self Green Sealing Suppliers When a supplier has consistently delivered green seal samples and relevant test reports which are to an acceptable standard then the Tesco Technical Manager may decide that the supplier can be given the status of Self Green Sealing. Numbering E. 002 Additional sticker with site code and batch number printed on it. To be placed directly below the barcode label.11 Self Red Sealing When a supplier has consistently been a green sealing supplier then the Tesco Technical Manager may decide that the supplier can be given the status Self Red Sealing. Numbering E. ** Small ribbon with batch number printed on.15 Batch coding All the following products must be batch coded: Continuity lines Multi shipments* Basic lines Schoolwear Batch code information for traceability (on packaging) Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . Small ribbon with batch number printed on. 001. attached underneath the technical label. This will mean that the supplier can approve their own green seals and deliver to the Tesco warehouse without prior approval from the Tesco Technical Manager.g. One Site Additional information required on technical label Batch code information for traceability (on garment) non Two or more sites Require site code. Please contact the packaging team regarding any packaging queries. This will mean that the supplier can approve there own red seals and proceed into production without prior approval from Tesco Technical Manager.

and a clear route of traceability identified to the fabric batches. Sealing Process The batch code must be documented by the manufacturer. * For garment dye/ wash products the batch code must refer to the dye/ wash lot in bulk production. please refer to your Tesco Technical Manager. Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . the site code and batch number both needs to be on the packaging as well as the garment.9. • If the site code is required an additional number will be added to the New Line sheet as part of the “Additional care instructions”. If the product is packed. ** For site code.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 121 .

4 10.5 10.9 10.16 10.14 10.7 10.6 10.15 10.3 10.10 10.10. Inspection Procedures 10.12 10.11 10.June 2010 : Version 3 g Page 122 .2 10.17 10.18 Acceptable Quality Levels Control of Non-Conforming Products Definitions of Non-Conformities and Type Quantity Position Size Severity Garment Inspection Criteria AQL Sampling Plan Tesco Distribution Centre (DC) Inspections Rejected Products Approved Re-Processors Failed Merchandise and Cancellations Tesco Clothing – Incorrect Delivery / Quality and Supplier Compensation – Aug 2006 Customer Complaints and Compensation Surveillance Testing Emergency Product Withdrawal (EPW) 3rd Way Landed to FOB Inspection Processes Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .8 10.1 10.13 10.

Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .None A critical non-conformity is one that poses a strong possibility of resulting in hazardous conditions for customers using the product.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 123 .3. major or minor.5 A major non-conformity is one that risks causing a failure during usage that would render the product unfit for purpose or would reduce the aesthetic appearance of the product resulting in poor sales and is likely to result in customer complaint. and further classified according to whether they are critical. if this takes place after the green seal samples are submitted. Factory should be able to provide documents of reworking. (Green seals should be submitted from first production).e. Factory should conduct in line inspections. 4 minor) prior to delivery. Any non-conformity. must be discussed as soon as possible with the relevant Tesco Technical Manager.3. 10. 10. ensure the packaging details are examined against the contract. 1. that cannot be rectified. every supplier should ensure that it examines all the key elements in garment production. and check these against the red or green seal sample and the relevant paperwork.3 Definitions of non-conformities and type 10. whether accepted or rejected based on quantity and type of faults founds. labelling. the AQL form must be submitted for approval prior to delivery. The AQL should be conducted when 90% of stock is completed. including sizing.2 Control of non-conforming products Products which do not conform to our standards must be marked clearly and quarantined. Check using the red seal sample (or green seal sample if this is available) and all relevant paperwork approved during the sampling procedure.2 Major – AQL 1. Supplier and factory to refer to the fault table (Appendix 8). Whatever the method. These garments may not enter the production process again without corrective action. 10. The form should be submitted together with green seal samples and paperwork as outlined in Section 9 .1 Critical . It classifies products according to whether they are conforming or non-conforming i. This specifies the number and level of inspection required for each line.1 Acceptable Quality Levels Stock must be inspected by the supplier to AQL level 2 (No critical accepted. Use either a roving inspection system. or a fixed examination station within the production line. It also applies to product not conforming to current legislation.Sealing Process. to decide the most appropriate course of action. and final inspections prior to AQL. 1991/ ISO2859-1. With this scheme. make-up. BS6000/IS2859 series of standards “Sampling Procedures for Inspection by Attributes” and is subsequent guide BS6000 are available from BSI. Each fault must be counted. All results must be recorded for later inspection. there is an established Acceptable Quality Level (AQL).10. 10. Inspection Procedures Tesco uses the Inspection by Attributes system for inspecting products. if requested by a TM. This scheme is based on BS6001 Part 1. including number of garments and type of faults found. Notify the Tesco Product Development Manager and Technical Manager of any deviation in production from the approved sample prior to this inspection. Record the results on a Tesco AQL report (Appendix 9).5 major.

7 Severity Is the fault slight or obvious? A severe crease that would need to be washed out would be classified as major. Any deviation from the seal sample should be noted.5 Position A fault on the front of a garment or at a focal point would be classified major whereas the same fault set in a less obvious position would be classified as minor 10. but is a departure from the sealed sample standard. but if the same fault is occurring three or four times this should be classified as major.3. Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .August 2010 : Version 3 Page 124 .3 Minor – AQL 4 A minor non-conformity is one that has a low risk of reducing the fitness for purpose of a product.10. but light creasing at an underarm caused during transit could be classified as minor.4 Quantity If a small fault occurs once in a garment it may be classified as minor. 10. 10. is dependent on 4 points: 10.6 Size A small slub could be classified as minor where a large slub would be a major fault. The decision as to whether any other type of fault should be classified as major or minor if it is not easily definable from the above definitions or is listed in both the major and minor categories. and does not affect the appearance. The list of non-conformities is not exhaustive and any inspection should be carried out using the green seal as a reference of acceptable standard. A safety related or legal non-complaint fault is by its nature defined as critical and should therefore be rejected. Inspection Procedures 10.

Neck stretch below 28cm on all childrenswear. 1cm for bias cut) Minor Dirty mark / oil stain. Dirty marks or oil stains. and hooks and eyes Functional hood cords on garments for children below the age of 14years.5cm) Stripes not matching (compare to seal and tolerance set) Misplating (hosiery). metal splinters. Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . Misplating (hosiery). Inspection Procedures 10.5cm for straight grain. thread trimmers Fabric faults. Roping at hems or seams. dropped stitches. bars slubs and snags. bars slubs and snags. Twisted straps. Fibre composition labelling outside of 3% tolerance or required fibre comp not included. Preparation basting/tacking stitches Insecure studs.10. Skipped stitches Puckered seams. Missing fire warnings (where requested or legally required) Neck stretch below 32cm on all adult wear. Roping at hems or seams. tag gun needles. rivets. Any metal contaminant in a product including needles pins. poppers. Fabric faults.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 125 . Stripes not matching (compare to seal and tolerance set). Pocket position alignment not straight. Incorrect price labelling. holes and cuts. Incorrect registration of print / print fault/ fading/ shading.8 Garment inspection Criteria Critical Insole tacks Major Shaded panels. Uneven hems ( 0. ladders. Broken or cut stitching. Preparation basting/tacking stitches Pocket position alignment not level (under 0. buttons and eyelets.

cut stitches.10. Floats (thread loops) behind embroidery. Unsecured buttonhole. Sleeve lining unsewn or twisted. Thread ends over 2cm in length. Creases. bows. Insufficient seam bite.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 126 . Thread ends (over 2cm in length on adult clothing). impression marks or boarding out. welded plastic badges. Inspection Procedures Critical Major Broken or cut stitching. Insecure linking and hem felling. Skipped stitches. or evidence of. jaquard knitwear and hosiery longer than 1cm on garments for children 36 months and under. Holes in pockets. Any type of animal or insect infestation. Needle damage. (Critical on childrenswea) Uneven topstitching. Puckered seams. Rust or discolouration on any metal components. Thread ends/ loops (of any length) in any area of garments for children aged 36 months and under. Creases. Glazing. (should be major – not safety or legal) Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . plastisol placement prints. over pressing. Minor Insecure motifs including badges.

10. Wadding fibres migrating. no critical faults are acceptable. Faulty zip. Minor Insecure pile on fur used on any garments for children 36 months and under. Any misleading statement on labelling i. Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .August 2010 : Version 3 Page 127 . Open ended zips without a top kob for all garments for children 14years and under.e. The above faults are not an exhaustive listing Whatever the size of the sample. Inspection Procedures Critical Major Glazing overpressing. Use of monofilament thread. Please note Tesco standard is the Normal Level 2 unless specified by the Tesco Technical Manager. Insecure button (adultwear). impression marks or boarding out. misuse of trade mark Incorrectly positioned button/ popper/ hook/ eye. Chipped enamel from a metal component. Incorrect size label / packaging/ barcode/ swing ticket.

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10.9 AQL Sampling Plan
SAMPLING AND INSPECTION BY ATTRIBUTES METHODS (MIL - STD - 105 E / ABC - STD 105 / DIN - 40080 / BS - 6001 / ISO 2859
Type Category of inspection Final inspection/ on-line Inspection Reduced level I Sample size level Of already produced units (on line) OR of shipment quantity (final) AQL 1.0 51-90 Sampling size Defects accepted 91-150 Sampling size Defects accepted 151-280 Sampling size Defects accepted 281-500 Sampling size Defects accepted 13 0 13 0 13 0 13 0 1.5 8 0 8 0 8 0 32 1 2.5 5 0 5 0 20 0 20 1 4.0 3 0 13 1 13 1 20 2 Final Inspection Normal level II Of shipment quantity (final) Final Inspection Increased level III Of shipment quantity (final)

Sample size (in units)

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10.9 AQL Sampling Plan (continued)
SAMPLING AND INSPECTION BY ATTRIBUTES METHODS (MIL - STD - 105 E / ABC - STD 105 / DIN - 40080 / BS - 6001 / ISO 2859
Type Category of inspection Final inspection/ on-line Inspection Reduced level I Sample size level Of already produced units (on line) OR of shipment quantity (final) AQL 1.0 501-1200 Sampling size Defects accepted 1201-3200 Sampling size Defects accepted 3201-10000 Sampling size Defects accepted 10001-35000 Sampling size Defects accepted 50 1 50 1 80 2 125 3 1.5 32 1 50 2 80 3 125 5 2.5 32 2 50 3 80 5 125 7 4.0 32 3 50 5 80 7 125 10 Final Inspection Normal level II Of shipment quantity (final) Final Inspection Increased level III Of shipment quantity (final)

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AQL 1.0 80 2 125 3 200 5 315 7 1.5 80 3 125 5 200 7 315 10 2.5 80 5 125 7 200 10 315 14 4.0 80 7 125 10 200 14 315 21

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SAMPLING AND INSPECTION BY ATTRIBUTES METHODS (MIL - STD - 105 E / ABC - STD 105 / DIN - 40080 / BS - 6001 / ISO 2859
Type Category of inspection Final inspection/ on-line Inspection Reduced level I Sample size level Of already produced units (on line) OR of shipment quantity (final) AQL 1.0 35001-150000 Sampling size Defects accepted 150001-500000 Sampling size Defects accepted 500001+ Sampling size Defects accepted 200 5 315 7 500 10 1.5 200 7 315 10 500 14 2.5 200 10 315 14 500 21 4.0 200 14 315 21 500 21 Final Inspection Normal level II Of shipment quantity (final) Final Inspection Increased level III Of shipment quantity (final)

Sample size (in units)

AQL 1.0 500 10 800 14 1250 21 1.5 500 14 800 21 800 21 2.5 500 21 500 21 500 21 4.0 315 21 315 21 315 21

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to be disposed of without further delay.11 Rejected Products Where garments are rejected during a Distribution Centre inspection.12 Approved Re-Processors Garment re-processing should be conducted following discussions with the relevant Tesco Technical Manager. this will be discussed with the relevant CE team Deliveries which are found to deviate from the agreed standard will. If a critical fault is found during an inspection.10 Tesco Distribution Centre (DC) inspections Every product arriving at our Distribution Centre should be in full compliance with Tesco specified requirements (Appendix 10). All communications to supplier will be conducted by Head Office when a quality non-conformance is highlighted at the warehouse. The Tesco Technical Manager and buying team will determine action required.uk. All clothing suppliers will be ranked as HIGH or LOW risk. the rejected garments will not be put back into stock. Bolton BL4 7EA janice@ex-pressprocessing. 97 Lockfield Avenue Brimsdown. but the reject level is within the tolerance allowed for shipment to be accepted.10. Shropshire TF33BJ andrew@denwells. However CE does not always return. All deliveries should be in accordance with the ‘Delivering Clothing to Tesco Supplier Manual’.co.co. within five working days of the failure. The Quality Assurance team will check incoming goods on a random sample basis. be returned to the supplier for whatever remedial action is deemed necessary or cancelled. Denwells Stafford Park 12. For delivery non conformances. the delivery will be returned. Halfords Lane Smethwick. Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . Inspection Procedures 10. at the discretion of the Tesco Technical Manager. will become the property of Tesco. Any goods remaining in a warehouse after a removal request has been made to the supplier.uk EX-Press Processing Ltd 3rd Floor. and costs you and Tesco money. as space is always in demand. Telford. Rejected bulk stock cannot be held in a Tesco Distribution Centre. their deliveries will always be checked. Bolton Textile Mill Cawdor Street. Please see on the right of our Approved Re-Processors for the UK. All new suppliers will automatically be classed as HIGH risk. Any rejected product must be removed from the Distribution Centre. In this instance the rejected garments will be passed to the Technical Manager for assessment and forwarded from them to the supplier. Despatching products that fail to meet these criteria is a waste of time. Enfield EN3 7PY F: 0208 805 7267 info@raspberrydesigns. The Quality Assurance team will undertake inspections based on a supplier risk assessment. A list of approved re-processors with the production skills to meet Tesco’s standards has been drawn up to conduct all third party inspections and rectification when required.uk ICS Distribution Ltd ICS House. West Midlands B66 1BP T: 0121-5581212 F: 0121 -5581818 Rav Khangure M: 07973 113 953 rav@icsltd. The supplier will be responsible for organising the reprocessing and all costs.uk 10. stock management and supply chain will contact the supplier direct.com Raspberry Designs Murat Tepe. across both high and low risk suppliers. The supplier will be debited for these garments.co. followed by two used for CE (see overleaf) Page 131 .August 2010 : Version 3 10.

The Tesco logo is owned exclusively by Tesco.14 Tesco Clothing-Incorrect Delivery/Quality and Supplier Compensation .churchyard@wtseaair. Suppliers who deliver non conforming stock/orders will be charged.07899 982766 F: 01322 621 151 hugh. stockbuys and failed merchandise should NOT be disposed of in the UK until at least six months has elapsed after the end of the season for which the products were intended. Off Watnall Road.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 132 . affects Tesco Clothing dramatically. or as negotiated with the buying/ merchandise team. 10. If in doubt about any of these procedures. lateness. or which fail to meet the required standards of production should be disposed of according to the following guidelines: Seconds. NG15 7LL T: 0208 7508641 F: 01153 680931 Hugh Churchyard – General Manager T:01322 621 150 M:. both in terms of lost sales but also in the management time to resolve the issues. but subsequently cancelled. All merchandise which fails during re-processing should be assessed following Classification of Non-Conformities guide. Daniels Way. Bar-codes etc TRIOS s. overmakes.sk PANOBA s. cancellations. Tesco expects to receive full credit for merchandise returned to the supplier either because the order has been cancelled or the goods are found to be faulty.r. 903 01 Senec T: +421 (0)2/4592 80 94 E-mail :trios@trios. 10.10. including hangers and swing tickets. bar-coding and poor quality. 831 O6 Bratislava Tel: 0948 256 481 E-mail: info@panoba.13 Failed Merchandise and Cancellations Products commissioned by Tesco.o Karpatske nam. wrong packing. consult a Tesco Technical Manager for advice before initiating any action.Aug 2006 Incorrect deliveries i.panoba. ALL sew in labels must be cut. All identifying labels/marks should be removed from Tesco garments.20. This will then be randomly inspected when booked back in to the Tesco DC. F+F) as an integral part of the design must not be disposed of without prior agreement of the Tesco Product Development Manager/ Technical manager.sk Website: www.g.r. Hucknall Nottingham.sk Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .e. In the following pages we cover incorrect deliveries broken down into the three headings • Late deliveries • Poor Quality • Incorrect Packing. to remove any reference to Tesco.com It is the supplier’s responsibility to ensure that the Tesco Technical Manager is advised of the re-processor being contracted. Garments that include the Tesco motif (or equivalent branded property of Tesco e. and that the re-processing has been performed to Tesco standards. Inspection Procedures WT Sea Air Ltd – Request for Costing Hucknall Industrial Est. This is to compensate for extra resources required to manage the non conforming stock.o Pezinska cesta. Unit 5.

accessories delay etc.2 Quality Although Tesco aims to give its customers the very best price this is NOT at the expense of quality.14. However. However. Inspection Procedures 10. If/when a Quality issue occurs the Supplier will be expected to • Pay for all remedial work required in country to meet the agreed standard of quality • Pay for transport costs to/from the DC to the re-processor • Compensate for all additional handling costs @ £1/box or £5/palette • If the remedial work then results in lateness. 5% off Net Cost Price 10% off Net Cost Price 10. Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . packaging. from time to time supplier deliveries cannot be accepted into the DC without remedial work being commissioned to ensure that the product gets to stores and the customer without a hitch.000 compensation for handling/managing the delay/store launch etc. Therefore we request the following for late deliveries • 1 week delay • 2 week delay PLUS • Cancellation of all/part quantity: >> 1-2 week delay would result in cancelling 1 or 2 weeks worth of sales >> weeks plus would result in whole order being cancelled PLUS £2.1 Late Delivery Each product ordered at Tesco Clothing has a planned in-store and exit date.14.000 compensation for handling/managing Please contact Tesco DC for Supplier Handbook (How to Deliver into Tesco) and to book a Supplier Induction to Tesco DC. unless otherwise informed and agreed in writing by Tesco Clothing in advance. no financial compensation would be requested if • Supplier air freights the goods to meet original in store date • If delay is caused by Tesco Stores Limited This includes delays for fabric.14.3 Delivery Compliance Tesco Clothing has spent time compiling the DC delivery manual and all of our suppliers should have been through a Tesco Supplier Induction so that deliveries can flow smoothly through the DC to the stores.000 compensation for handling/managing the issue In these instances the following compensation will be sought: • Pay for all remedial work at the Tesco nominated re-processor who knows what Tesco is exactly looking for • Compensate for additional handing at a rate of £1/box or £5 per palette PLUS £2. 10. the previously mentioned lateness compensation must also be paid PLUS £2.15 Customer Complaints and Compensation All of our customer returns are monitored by our stores. then the sell through percentage is affected and the Tesco Team has to re-organise other stock to occupy planned shelf/hanging space. CE does not ask for a £2. we reserve the right to request compensation to cover costs incurred by Tesco. Customer Services Centre at Dundee and approved third parties.000 compensation they calculate on loss of sales / profit. If there are a high number of returns on an individual style or a pattern of similar issues across various styles from the same supplier. However. If goods are late for any reason.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 133 .10. 10.

The costs for this testing are to be incurred by the supplier. Inspection Procedures 10. 5% off the Net Cost of each affected PO. 10.10 Store Faulty Returns will be reported monthly and charges applied. this forms part of our due diligence programme. Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . 5% off the Net Cost of each affected PO. Compensation Table COMPENSATION Primary Late Delivery 1Wk delay = 5% off Net Cost Price 2Wk delay = 10% off Net Cost Quality Pay for all remedial work and transport costs to/from the DC to the re-processor Pay for all remedial works and transport costs to/from the DC to the re-processor Secondary Cancellation of all/part quantity 1-2 week delay = cancelling 1 or 2 weeks worth of sales. £2000 compensation for handling/managing Management £2000 compensation for handling/managing the delay/ store launch etc.10.4. Any non conformances the supplier will be contacted directly by Tesco. please refer to the Technical (Appendix 1) Charges Summary table. This will include an upheld broken needle complaint.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 134 . 3 weeks plus= whole order being cancelled If the remedial work results in lateness.per each non conforming pallet NOTE: In reference to section 3. Regarding product recall.16 Surveillance Testing Tesco routinely test products to evaluate them for safety.4.£2000 Compensationhandling/managing for major non-compliance CE-EUR £5. legality and performance. Please refer to section 3. we reserve the right to request compensation to cover costs incurred by Tesco.17 Emergency Product Withdrawal (EPW) As a Tesco Supplier should one of your products need to be withdrawn from our stores for a any reason whether it be from a serious customer complaint or because of an unacceptable standard. or contact the relevant Technical Manager for information and support. If a supplier does not receive any notification no charging is applicable. A serious safety issue will result in a compensation claim of £5000. Delivery Compliance UK. twice yearly.10 for guidelines. lateness compensation will also be required PLUS for CE deliveries.

the forwarder will require 14 working days notice. Green Seals must be first garments off the production line with all swing tickets / over riders attached. The report should be signed by both parties to confirm agreement. these orders need to be produced 100% ready for shipment. • Inspections will be carried out against completed bulk orders. and take appropriate remedial action / sign off. and re-book SGS for inspection. The hub will send to the appropriate UK TM. with the confirmation of the SGS booking. • If the SGS inspection fails. the factory will have to re-book at their expense. SGS require 5 working days notice. • Before the factory contact SGS the factory must ensure a “Supplier Inspection Package Checklist” has been completed. including packaging. Tesco reserves the right to visit a supplier’s premises at any time to inspect any line against agreed standards. To be submitted to the UK buying office for approval.18 3RD Way Landed to FOB Inspection Processes PRODUCTION PROCESS SAMPLE APPROVAL FORM Sample Type Green Seals 4 x samples required for fit meeting/sign off 2 x samples for Tesco UK 1 x sample for supplier 1 x sample to be returned to the factory INSPECTION PROCESS Inspection preparation • All Tesco orders must be inspected by SGS prior to shipment. • The forwarder will then release the container for loading. prior to the SGS inspection. • SGS will carry out an AQL on the order. If SGS fails an inspection. No goods can be shipped without the COIR approved form in place. and the necessary documents are available for the SGS inspector. All comments from green seal fit session to be recorded on the workbooks. Green seals are tagged with seal and signed off by TM. The factory will have to meet the action required by the UK TM. All 1st inspections will be paid for by Tesco International Sourcing. Factory must return this form to the supplier for checking. GARMENT INSPECTION PROCEDURES Factory must ensure that the technical manual has been followed for production. along with all documents (stated on the Supplier inspection packet checklist for 3rd party inspections. Inspection Procedures 10. The UK TM will assess the points that the inspection has failed on. This will be following up by a report written by a Tesco Technical Manager. This will include the green seal and trim card which has been returned by the supplier. Any faults found will be discussed during the visit to find ways of improving production. if the inspection has passed SGS will issue a “COIR” (Certificate of Inspection Release).10. • The supplier must also book the forwarder. Factory will need to submit the green seal. and approval for the SGS pre-shipment inspection. • All inspections must be arranged by the factory with SGS directly.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 135 . forwarder and appropriate hub. supplier will send 1 x green seal to the factory. listing the issues and any action points arising. Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . The factory will need to send the COIR to the supplier. the AQL form will be sent by the factory to the supplier and hub.

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11.com Tesco Accredited Third Party Audit Companies www.tescotechnicallibrary.dnv.org www.bureauveritas.bureauveritas.com www.com www.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 137 .org.intertek.intertek.verite.sedex.technical@uk.technical@uk.tesco.com Mens.com www.alvanon.org Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .com Workbooks Kidsbaby.com www.com ETI Audits www.sgs.com www.com www.uk www.ethicaltrade.tesco.tesco.com www.sgs.com www.technical@uk.tesco.cscc-online.tescodesign.com Ladies.com www.com www. Contacts Useful Websites www.

r.o Karpatske nam.uk.uk ICS Distribution Ltd ICS House Halfords Lane Smethwick West Midlands B66 1BP T: 0121-5581212 F: 0121 -5581818 rav@icsltd.sk PANOBA s.20 831 O6 Bratislava T: 0948 256 481 E-mail: info@panoba.sk Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .o Pezinska cesta 903 01 Senec T : +421 (0)2/4592 80 94 E-mail :trios@trios.uk Raspberry Designs Murat Tepe 97 Lockfield Avenue Brimsdown Enfield EN3 7PY F: 0208 805 7267 info@raspberrydesigns. Unit 5.co. Daniels Way Off Watnall Road.uk TRIOS s.co.com WT Sea Air Ltd – Request for Costing Hucknall Industrial Est.panoba. Hucknall Nottingham NG15 7LL T: 0208 7508641 F: 01153 680931 hugh.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 138 .11.com EX-Press Processing Ltd 3rd Floor Bolton Textile Mill Cawdor Street Bolton BL4 7EA janice@ex-pressprocessing.churchyard@wtseaair. Contacts Re-Processors Denwells Stafford Park 12 Telford Shropshire GU14 0NY TF33BJ andrew@denwells.r.co.sk Website: www.

Needle Detector Supplier Contacts COMPANY NAME COMPANY NAME COMPANY NAME Mettler .co. Sales and Manufacturing Southwood Farnborough Hampshire GU14 0NY United Kingdom F: +44 (0)1252 513322 Page 139 .com HEAD OFFICE ADDRESS www.com/needledetection HEAD OFFICE ADDRESS Mettler.Cintex CONTACT NAME Khalid Alvi Mike Lodge MOBILE NUMBER Simon Taylor PHONE NUMBER Mike Rothwell and Ian Craig PHONE NUMBER +44 (0)161 624 0333 EMAIL ADDRESS +44 (0)1252 893300 HEAD OFFICE ADDRESS +44 (0) 778 883 3106 (Khalid Alvi) EMAIL ADDRESS Marketing@lockinspection.com Mike.Toledo Safeline Ltd CONTACT NAME Lock Inspection Systems Ltd CONTACT NAME Loma.Alvi@mt.uk WEB ADDRESS Khalid.com WEB ADDRESS www.lodge@mt.August 2010 : Version 3 Lock Inspection Systems Ltd Lock House Neville Street Lancashire Oldham England OL9 6LF F: +44 (0)161 624 5181 Head Office.lockinspection.mt.Toledo Safeline Ltd Montford Street Salford Manchester. M50 2XD United Kingdom T: +44 (0) 161 848 8636 (Switchboard) Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .

gu Soeul South Korea 135 .17 Kangnam.kr WEB ADDRESS www.kr hhh@hhhzip.Nung-Dong.com Dulon Headquarter Unicorn B/ D Samsung. Korea Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .2 .com HEAD OFFICES ADDRESS www.569 . 9/F 1 Minden Avenue Tsimshatsui Kowloon Hong Kong stanley@dulonzip.co.Jiyeon Bae PHONE NUMBER +852 2545 3862 HEAD OFFICES ADDRESS 82.hhhzip.com. 143-180.Dong 140 .co.7411 EMAIL ADDRESS +82-2-3437-1300 EMAIL ADDRESS Albert Zips Hong Kong Ltd Unit 903.090 HEAD OFFICES ADDRESS HHH Headquarter 7F. dulon@dulonzip. Reese Kwok PHONE NUMBER Stanley Cho PHONE NUMBER Ms. Seoul.Kwangin-gu.Zip Supplier Contacts COMPANY NAME COMPANY NAME COMPANY NAME Albert Zips Hong Kong Ltd CONTACT NAME Dulon CONTACT NAME HHH CONTACT NAME Mrs.com WEB ADDRESS ceos@hhhzip.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 140 .Pacific Building 236-3.dulonzip.

.0260 F: +1 (212) 697 .August 2010 : Version 3 Page 141 .0221 jan@janzippers. 10/F West Gate Tower 7 Wing Hong St Cheung Sha Wan Kln.com HEAD OFFICES ADDRESS Kesbond Limited 100 Kingfisher Road Mountsorrel Leicestershire LE12 7FS England Hung Wai Zipper Co. Suite 200 New York NY 10018 USA T: +1 (212) 244 . Ltd Unit E & F.janzippers.Zip Supplier Contacts (continued) COMPANY NAME COMPANY NAME COMPANY NAME Ideal Fasteners Corporation CONTACT NAME Jan Zippers CONTACT NAME Kesbond CONTACT NAME Michael Moore PHONE NUMBER Ms Wicky / Ms Suki PHONE NUMBER Keith Large PHONE NUMBER +44 161 223 0829 MOBILE NUMBER +852 2371 2633 FACSIMILE NUMBER +44 116 2375767 HEAD OFFICES ADDRESS +44 7702 067 829 HEAD OFFICES ADDRESS +852 2371 2321 EMAIL ADDRESS Ideal Fasteners Corporation 42 West 38th Street. Hong Kong Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .com WEB ADDRESS www.

com gordon.coats.dowie@coats.com HEAD OFFICES ADDRESS 1 The Square Stockley Park Uxbridge Middlesex UB11 1TD Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .August 2010 : Version 3 Page 142 .mcqueen@coats.Zip Supplier Contacts (continued) COMPANY NAME COMPANY NAME COMPANY NAME Klestro CONTACT NAME PHONE NUMBER Prym Éclair CONTACT NAME Opti/Coats PLC CONTACT NAME Elizabeth Mullins (UK Sales Manager) 0208 806 6880 HEAD OFFICES ADDRESS PHONE NUMBER Andy McQueen & Gordon Dowie PHONE NUMBER 0032 56560638 MOBILE NUMBER 07860 959133 / 07860 188970 EMAIL ADDRESS 07789 085935 HEAD OFFICES ADRESS Klestro 2000 Ltd 36a Windus Road London N16 6UN andy.com WEB ADDRESS Head Office Eclair Prym Detavernier Sabrina T: 0032 56 56 06 38 F: 0032 56 56 06 38 www.

27 Shing Yip Street Kwun Tong Kowloon Hong Kong Page 143 .com HEAD OFFICES ADDRESS Salmi Flat 305 S/F Star Centre 443-451 Castle Peak Road Kwai Chung.slikzips.evans@salmizips.talonzippers.salmizips.com WEB ADDRESS www. Sunbeam Centre.com HEAD OFFICES ADDRESS www. 1/F. New Territories Hong Kong Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .Zip Supplier Contacts (continued) COMPANY NAME COMPANY NAME COMPANY NAME Salmi CONTACT NAME Slik Zips CONTACT NAME Talon International CONTACT NAME Merlyn Evans PHONE NUMBER Martin Glass PHONE NUMBER Kathy Sit PHONE NUMBER 852 2410 9885 MOBILE NUMBER +44 (0)161 955 4225 EMAIL ADDRESS (852) 2947-0888 FACSIMILE NUMBER +852 6712 5751 WEB ADDRESS (852) 2947 0188 EMAIL ADDRESS info@slikzips.com.com HEAD OFFICES ADDRESS Info@talonzippers.com casey.com WEB ADDRESS www.August 2010 : Version 3 Slik Zips Manchester Adamson House Towers Business Park Wilmslow Road Didsbury Manchester M20 2YY United Kingdom Talon International Unit No.hk WEB ADDRESS merlyn. 101.ng@salmi-i.

122002 Haryana India HEAD OFFICES ADDRESS YKK Europe Limited 5th Floor 15 Bonhill Street London EC2A 4DN Sanjay Dy .co.28577133 HEAD OFFICES ADDRESS sales1@ykk.uk WEB ADDRESS sharmila@texzipper.ykk.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 144 .co.com HEAD OFFICES ADDRESS www.Zip Supplier Contacts (continued) COMPANY NAME COMPANY NAME COMPANY NAME Tex Corp Limited CONTACT NAME YKK CONTACT NAME Zee Zippers CONTACT NAME Sharmila Das PHONE NUMBER Maki Watanabe (UK) PHONE NUMBER Sanjay Dy PHONE NUMBER +91-9810007043 +91-124-4629100 – 99 extn 135 EMAIL ADDRESS +44 (020) 7448 1333 EMAIL ADDRESS 91 .General Manager Zip Industries Ltd (ZEE ZIPPERSO) 72 Marshalls Road Egmore Chennai 600008 India Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .44 .uk Tex Corp Limited Mohammadpur Khandsa Road Gurgaon .

com HEAD OFFICES ADDRESS Wanmei Lane369 Yinxi Road Song Jiang District Shanghai China Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .1356 .21 .4948853 EMAIL ADDRESS sales@perfecct-zipper.perfect-zipper.67756212 MOBILE NUMBER 0 .com WEB ADDRESS www.com perfect@perfect-zipper.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 145 .Zip Supplier Contacts (continued) COMPANY NAME ZWM CONTACT NAME Shu Liang PHONE NUMBER 86 .

vilene.6629 PCC Asia LLc Unit 2501 Billion Plaza 8 Cheung Yue St.ASIA Irschenhauser St.4960 HEAD OFFICES ADDRESS marketing@pcc-usa. T: +1 973 890 3873 F: +1 973 890 9248 Vilene Interlinings Lowfields Business Park Elland West Yorkshire HX5 9DX Great Britain T: +44 (0)7860 463784 F: +44-1422-32 79 99 Freudenberg & Vilene International Ltd 8/F1.ASIA HEAD OFFICES ADDRESS .com WEB ADDRESS vilenesales@freudenberg-nw.828 Cheung Sha Wan Road Kowloon Hong Kong T: +852 2786 83 68 F: +852 2786 28 47 Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .August 2010 : Version 3 Page 146 .Precision Interlining USA CONTACT INFORMATION Vilene Interlinings (worldwide) CONTACT NAME Kufner Textilwerke GmbH CONTACT NAME Mr. 10 81379 Munchen Germany F: (4989) 723. Cheung Sha Wan Hong Kong T: +852 2786 0090 F: +852 2742 6965 Precision Custom Coatings LLC 200 Maltese Dr. Dennis Liu PHONE NUMBER Graham Crossley PHONE NUMBER Dominik Kufner PHONE NUMBER +852 2786 0090 EMAIL ADDRESS +44-1422-32 79 00 EMAIL ADDRESS (498) 972.USA www.A.com HEAD OFFICES ADDRESS .Interlining Supplier Contacts COMPANY NAME COMPANY NAME COMPANY NAME PCC.UK HEAD OFFICES ADDRESS . NJ 07512-1404 U. Totowa.com WEB ADDRESS www.S.pcc-usa.com HEAD OFFICES ADDRESS .

de WEB ADDRESS Prym Fashion UK White Croft Lydney Gloucestershire GL15 4QG www.com WEB ADDRESS klaus_diller@stocko-ykk.ykk. 52 D-42327 Wuppertal Germany F: +49 (0) 202 74 93 200 Page 147 Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .co.O Box 130661 D.scovill.com HEAD OFFICES ADDRESS www.42033 Wuppertal Kirchnofstr.uk Scovill Fasteners 4 Ashley Gardens High Lane Stockport Cheshire SK6 8AB M: +44 07791 230 213 HEAD OFFICES ADDRESS YKK Stocko Fasteners P.de Ying_tang@stocko-ykk.Press Fastener Supplier Contacts COMPANY NAME COMPANY NAME COMPANY NAME Prym Éclair CONTACT NAME Scovill Fasteners (UK) Limited CONTACT NAME YKK CONTACT NAME Kevin Watkins (Customer Service and Sales) PHONE NUMBER Keith Waghorn PHONE NUMBER Klaus Diller/ Ying Tang PHONE NUMBER +44 (0) 1594 562631 FACSIMILE NUMBER +44 01663 765 118 EMAIL ADDRESS +49 0202 74 93 700 EMAIL ADDRESS +44 (0) 1594 564663 HEAD OFFICES ADDRESS kwaghorn@scovill.August 2010 : Version 3 .

kirwilliam@uk.uk.chee@intertek.uk HEAD OFFICES ADDRESS www.com HEAD OFFICES ADDRESS SGS United Kingdom Ltd 7th Floor.sollis@sgs.com WEB ADDRESS simon.intertek-etlsemko. Westgate Hanger Lane Ealing London W5 1YY United Kingdom M: +44 (0)784 156 9981 Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .bureauveritas. Warrington WA1 4RF M: +44 (0) 7968 933 240 Intertek Labtest UK Limited The Warehouse Brewery Lane Leigh WN7 2RJ T: +44(0)1942 265700 ext 234 Page 148 .com HEAD OFFICES ADDRESS www.com WEB ADDRESS www.August 2010 : Version 3 Bureau Veritas 29 Rufford Court Hardwick Grange.co.com WEB ADDRESS alan.sgs.uk.Test Houses Contacts COMPANY NAME COMPANY NAME COMPANY NAME SGS Consumer Testing Services CONTACT NAME Bureau Veritas CONTACT NAME Intertek Labtest UK Ltd CONTACT NAME Valerie Sollis PHONE NUMBER Alan Kirwilliam PHONE NUMBER Simon Chee PHONE NUMBER +44 (0) 20 89913410 EMAIL ADDRESS +44 (0) 1925 854 360 EMAIL ADDRESS +44 (0) 1942 265706 EMAIL ADDRESS valerie.bureauveritas.

hstts.co.co.Test Houses Contacts (continued) COMPANY NAME COMPANY NAME Specialised Technology Resources Ltd CONTACT NAME High Street Textile Testing Services Ltd CONTACT NAME Simon Allit PHONE NUMBER Paul Jones PHONE NUMBER +44(0) 118 939 8700 EMAIL ADDRESS 0113 248 8830 EMAIL ADDRESS Simon.uk WEB ADDRESS paul@hstts.uk HEAD OFFICES ADDRESS www.co.struk.Allitt@struk.uk WEB ADDRESS www.co.uk HEAD OFFICES ADDRESS Specialised Technology Resources (UK) Ltd Bullbridge Ambergate Belper Derbyshire England DE56 2EY High Street Textile Testing Services Limited 118 Lupton Avenue Leeds LS9 6ED M: 0785 293 4759 Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .August 2010 : Version 3 Page 149 .

August 2010 : Version 3 Page 150 .com HEAD OFFICES ADDRESS Micro-Pak Ltd Suite 2104 Sun Life Tower Harbour City 15 Canton Road Tsim Sha Tsui Kowloon Hong Kong Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .micropakltd.Mould Prevention COMPANY NAME Micro-Pak Ltd CONTACT NAME Martin Berman Emily Yim PHONE NUMBER +852 2956 2991 EMAIL ADDRESS info@micropakltd.com WEB ADDRESS www.

(maybe interior linings. Graded Spec This should be added from the Tesco Block Library – Blocks should be confirmed with/by your Tesco Technical Manager. Design Brief 2 Tab This should have a full technical design sketch with all styling details. 3. Photos This should have any additional images/photos that you feel are relevant to the style . 1. • Base measurements should be changed accordingly after fit each fit sessions by the supplier in response to any fit comments made. Technical details. suppler details. The use of EQOS will be introduced. 4. measurements and any special requirements. we will update you accordingly. Highlighted areas in yellow should be filled in accordingly: • • • • Sketches to be added as on the front design tab Discrepancies to be added at the end of the spec Date to be added to the spec Factory. • • • • Add/fill in size and date measured. block etc all to be added as highlighted 1st fit. Continue the same process to green seal. Factory site must be added before any sample is fitted to each work book on the deign page and brought into all fit sessions. details. Confirm 1st spec is approved or rejected (next to date). details etc). • Measure garments before submission for a fit session . 2nd fit and Green Seal Specs • Ensure any spec changes are highlighted and changed for the new 1st fit from the graded block spec (visibility of block spec changes are clear through the fit process of style).August 2010 : Version 3 Page 151 . Design Brief Tab Add Sketch – (this should be a simple front and back picture cut from the Design brief 2 tab) – Also add Design/fabric details.add garment measure discrepancies to the spec . & fill in all highlighted yellow areas. 2. Add date of fit session to spec. Factory site must be added before any sample is fitted to each work book on the deign page and brought into all fit sessions.Expectations of a Tesco Workbook The below is our current WOW for filling in Tesco Workbooks.highlighted in yellow. Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . • Date and if the spec was approved or rejected MUST be edited appropriately after each fit session.

August 2010 : Version 3 Page 152 .Expectations of a Tesco Workbook 1st Fit example: 2nd Fit example: Green Seal Fit example: Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .

2nd fit. Product spec This is were the landed supplier should add the fit comments as discussed in their fit meeting held with their Technical Manager and Buyer. Green Seal etc 6. AQL.Expectations of a Tesco Workbook 5.com Kidsbaby. All workbooks must be sent through electronically within 48hours after the fit session.com Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .tesco. This page should always be headed with the following x4 things before filling in fit comments: • • • • Who’s was present in the fit Date fitted Model used Which fit is it .technical@uk. Fit for purpose Tabs These should all be filled in by the supplier Under comments please date when you are sending through comments and sign your name. and must be sent to the relevant Technical Departments: Ladies.tesco.1st fit.com Mens.tesco. Fabric.technical@uk. TRF.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 153 .technical@uk.

Day 1: Tesco Technical Library Process Training Day. Factory Approval / Visit Non-Food Approval Auditing Commercial Category / PIU Primary site Reprocessors Packing Sites Before production starts Mandatory Non food audits vary by company £895 a day (Travel & Accommodation + Expenses) Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . Charges are subject to VAT Technical Charges Summary Products Description Charging Department / Company Unit Frequency When applied Fixed Charge per unit (subject to VAT) Variable Costs (subject to VAT) Comments Systems Food and Non-Food SEDEX subscription SEDEX Primary site Annual Mandatory all suppliers £28 Food and Non-Food Tesco Technical Library subscription Micros Supplier Annual Mandatory all suppliers £750 – £2750 See appendix 3 for details £500 Scale of charges dependent on supplier size/ number of products Food and Non-Food Tesco Technical Library training Micros Supplier or primary site Before completing Specification Mandatory all suppliers Cost per head for 2 day training session.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 154 .Technical Charges Summary Charges are correct at the time of publication but are subject to change.Appendix 1 .

August 2010 : Version 3 Page 155 .Appendix 1 .Technical Charges Summary Charges are correct at the time of publication but are subject to change. Charges are subject to VAT Products Description Charging Department / Company Unit Frequency When applied Fixed Charge per unit (subject to VAT) Variable Costs (subject to VAT) Comments Factory Approval / Visit Non Food Approval Auditing Commercial Category / PIU Primary site Reprocessors Packing Sites Before production starts Mandatory Non food audits vary by company Travel & Accommodation Food and Non-Food Re-audit in case of failure Commercial Category / PIU Primary site Reprocessors Packing Sites Before production starts Mandatory Non food audits vary by company Travel & Accommodation Food and Non-Food Ethical Audit Third Party company Primary site Reprocessors Packing Sites Per Audit Medium and High Risk Sites £200 .£2000 Depends on size / location Food Ethical Trading Program supplier cost contribution Trading Law and Technical Supplier Quarterly Mandatory for all suppliers of Tesco Branded Products £326.24 per annum Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .

Appendix 1 - Technical Charges Summary
Charges are correct at the time of publication but are subject to change. Charges are subject to VAT

Products

Description

Charging Department / Company

Unit

Frequency

When applied

Fixed Charge per unit (subject to VAT)

Variable Costs (subject to VAT)

Comments

Factory Approval / Visit Food Product |Integrity Unit (PIU) Maintenance Audit Product |Integrity Unit (PIU) Maintenance Audit. Pre-delivery inspections- 1st Production or AQL Trading Law & Technical Primary site Reprocessors Packing Sites Minimum every 2 years Mandatory all suppliers £835 per day Samples, Travel & Accommodation costs

Non-Food

Trading Law & Technical

Primary site Reprocessors Packing Sites

Minimum every 2 years

Mandatory

£835 per day

Samples, Travel & Accommodation costs

Food and Non-Food

Commercial Category

Primary site Reprocessors Packing Sites

As Required

If required only

Samples, Travel & Accommodation costs.

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Charges are correct at the time of publication but are subject to change. Charges are subject to VAT

Products

Description

Charging Department / Company

Unit

Frequency

When applied

Fixed Charge per unit (subject to VAT)

Variable Costs (subject to VAT)

Comments

Additional Product Testing Non-Food Surveillance Testing Trading Law & Technical Product Requirements set by product type Risk assessed priorities only £100 Dependent on complexity of tests Risk based testing program

Non-Food

100 person home trial

Trading Law & Technical

Product

Where applicable

Products failing QB test

Up to £1200

There are additional charges where the combined weight of the samples is over 500g There are additional charges where the combined weight of the samples is over 500g

Compliance against specification and benchmark also charged. Supplier responsible for sample provision, benchmark purchase and repacking/debranding. Compliance against specification and benchmark also charged. May incur re-testing cost for NPD lines post failure. Supplier responsible for sample provision, benchmark purchase and repackaging/ debranding. Run as required by the Tesco Commercial Category

Non-Food Grocery 1

100 person home trial

Trading Law & Technical

Product

Where applicable

New lines

Up to £1200 + £240 for any partial testing (eg. Fragrance screening prior to full test.

Food and Non-Food

Market Review

Tesco Commercial Category

Product

Where applicable

As required

Sample costs

Sample costs

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Charges are correct at the time of publication but are subject to change. Charges are subject to VAT

Products

Description

Charging Department / Company

Unit

Frequency

When applied

Fixed Charge per unit (subject to VAT)

Variable Costs (subject to VAT)

Comments

Packaging Food and Non-Food Artwork & Repro Design Agency Product Per design Mandatory all suppliers Variable see latest price matrix Amendments and errors will be charged Amendments and errors will be charged

Non-Food

Validation of legal label copy and barcode integrity

Trading Law & Technical

Barcode

Per Barcode

Mandatory all suppliers

£135

Amendments and errors will be charged

Incidents / Non-conformances Food and Non-Food Product Complaints Tesco Dundee Product Per complaint As received from customers £25 Cost of Refund Cost of Goodwill gesture Large claims referred to supplier Legal claims notified in advance to supplier This applies unless covered by a separate returns agreement.

Non-Food Clothing

Metal Foreign Body

Tesco Commercial Category

Product

Per incident

In the event of an incident

£4000

Clothing Category ONLY

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August 2010 : Version 3 .Technical Charges Summary Charges are correct at the time of publication but are subject to change.075 Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . Charges are subject to VAT Products Description Charging Department / Company Unit Frequency When applied Fixed Charge per unit (subject to VAT) Variable Costs (subject to VAT) Comments Incidents / Non-conformances Food and Non-Food Non-Food Hardlines Enforcement Challenges Product Returns Trading Law & Technical Tesco Commercial Category Product Per incident In the event of an incident As received from customers £650 Legal action costs Product Per Return £26. Food and Non-Food Public Recall Trading Law & Technical Product Per incident In the event of an incident £10.750 Additional costs may be charged by the commercial category for loss of profit and/or related costs at stores and depots Additional costs may be charged by the commercial category for loss of profit and/or related costs at stores and depots Page 159 Food and Non-Food Emergency Product Withdrawals Trading Law & Technical Product Per incident In the event of an incident £1.50 for 2 man courier £6 for 1 man Cost of processing return and cost of product will be debited to supplier Products returns below a value of £20 will not be returned to depot.Appendix 1 .

Appendix 1 . Charges are subject to VAT Products Description Charging Department / Company Unit Frequency When applied Fixed Charge per unit (subject to VAT) Variable Costs (subject to VAT) Comments Incidents / Non-conformances Food and Non-Food Product Withdrawals / Recalls pos costs Tesco Commercial Category Product Per incident In the event of an incident Food and Non-Food Product Withdrawals / Recalls press article costs Bar Code Non-scan Tesco Commercial Category Product Per incident In the event of an incident 70-80.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 160 .000 (guide) Typical if National Press UK and Ireland Food and Non-Food Trading Law & Technical Product Per incident In the event of an incident £540 Costs at Stores Costs at distribution centres Visit (3rd party) and TPA costs if persistant Supplier Training TFMS Supplier Training 2 day course Trading Law & Technical Available to all Tesco suppliers Optional £550* *Cost includes 1 night accommodation and evening meal Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .Technical Charges Summary Charges are correct at the time of publication but are subject to change.

Broken Needle Record Form Date Tesco/Supplier Style Number Operator Number Operation/ area on garment Needle Type Size All Parts Found Yes / N Action Taken if no Supervisor Signature Taped Needle Pieces Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .Appendix 2 .August 2010 : Version 3 Page 161 .

August 2010 : Version 3 Page 162 .Hand Sewing Needle Control Form Date Tesco/Supplier Style Number Quantity Out Supervisor Signature Quantity In Supervisor Signature Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .Appendix 3 .

Appendix 4.Metal Detector Calibration Form Date Time 1.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 163 .2mm sphere detected Yes/ No Action taken if no Supervisor Signature Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .

August 2010 : Version 3 Page 164 .Metal Detected Product Log Date Time Tesco Style number Factory identification number Quantity of style metal detected Contaminant found: *Yes/ No Supervisor signature Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .Appendix 5 .

Appendix 6 .August 2010 : Version 3 Page 165 .Metal Contaminants Detected Form Date Tesco / Supplier style number Action taken to trace source of contaminant and rectify Contaminant found Supervisor Signature Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .

August 2010 : Version 3 Page 166 .Tesco Sample Submission Tags Tesco Sample Submission Tag – to be used on all Fit Samples Technical Comments: SAMPLE SUBMISSION Season: Date: Supplier: Factory: Description: Design Number: Tesco style number: Department: Purpose of sample: Size: Block reference: Fabric information: Washing details Merchandising signature: Technical signature Merchandising Comments: Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .Appendix 7 .

15 12 15 20 21 Broken Zips Marked/Damaged shoe sole Marked/Damaged shoe upper Safety Issue Broken Fastening (clasp/clip/stud) Broken Component (heel) 03 04 Fabric / Marks 04 .C -KPI report ) Fault Code 01 New Fault Description Hem/Stitching/Seam Weakness Damaged trim/handle/lace/strap Fit Issue .August 2010 : Version 3 Page 167 .C .08 08 11 25 Dye/print Faults Cloth Flawed / Pilling Marked/creased Cloth / Leather Marked shoe heel Cloth faded in light Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .Tesco Fault Table Fault Code Description ONLY (Used for Q.size 01 .26 23 26 02 10 Damage / Safety 02 .Appendix 8 .KPI report) Garments Construction Q.C Reason Codes ONLY (Used for Q.

24 17 18 24 Poor Wash (Shrunk/Stretched) Soiled Lining split/damaged Colour loss in wash N/A Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .28 16 19 22 27 28 06 Customer Returns 18 .Appendix 8 .Tesco Fault Table (continued) Fault Code Description ONLY (Used for Q.August 2010 : Version 3 05 Broken jewellery and accessories Not applicable DO NOT USE THIS CODE Page 168 .C -KPI report ) Fault Code 07 13 New Fault Description Damaged by Security tag Odd Pairs (footwear) Incomplete/damaged set or packaging Incorrect labelling Missing Part Customer Goodwill Wastage stock/stores Packaging / Wastage 16 .C Reason Codes ONLY (Used for Q.KPI report) Q.C .

KPI report) Q.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 169 .C .C Reason Codes ONLY (Used for Q.Tesco Fault Table (continued) Fault Code Description ONLY (Used for Q.DO NOT USE THIS CODE Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .C -KPI report ) Fault Code New Fault Description N/A 09 Dry Cleaning problem Not applicable DO NOT USE THIS CODE N/A 14 Unjustified Not applicable see code 27/28/29 DO NOT USE THIS CODE N/A 29 Other .Appendix 8 .

Tesco AQL Report SUPPLIER QUALITY VERIFICATION/ AQL REPORT SEAL NOS SUPPLIER FACTORY FULL DESCRIPTION 24 CHARACTER DESCRIPTION SIZES CHECKED DATE OF INSPECTION STYLE REFERENCE NO SELLING PRICE CHECKLIST UNIT DETAILS ITF/BEL EAN PACK APPEARANCE FIBRE COMPOSITION TRACEABILITY SELLING PRICE 24 CHARACTER DESC TECHNICAL DETAIL FABRIC TESTING RESULTS TOE SEAM/ROSSO SIZING COPYRIGHT INSPECTION DETAILS/LEVELS INSPECTION LEVEL AVAILABLE STOCK AQL ACCEPT/ REJECT LEVELS MAJOR ACCEPT AQL: 1.5 REJECT LEVEL 4 NORMAL LEVEL 2 S4 SUBSEQUENT TIGHTENED LEVEL 3 SAMPLE SIZE MINOR ACCEPT AQL: 1.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 170 . A.5 REJECT NO CRITICAL FAULTS ARE ACCEPTABLE. TO THE RELEVANT TECHNOLOGIST PRIOR TO DELIVERY Tesco Clothing Technical Manual . REJECTION CRITERIA: 1 DESCRIPTION OF FAULTS CRITICAL MAJOR MINOR TOTAL NO OF FAULTS SHADE APPROVAL INSPECTION RESULTS CIRCLE AS APPROPRIATE PASS FAIL PENDING ACTION REQUIRED TIMESCALE SIGNED SIGNATURE Q.Appendix 9 . MANAGER SIGNATURE PRINT NAME PRINT NAME THIS FORM MUST BE SUBMITTED TOGETHER WITH COMPLETED SIZE SPECIFICATION.

C Inspection R.N:.C Summary Report is sent to the all the Technical Team Highlighting HIGH RISK suppliers FAILED Q.N’s is issued ONLY Re-work & Re-delivered back to the D.C Inspection Report with Photographs or Samples is sent to the relevant Category Technical Team A Q.co. Reasons why the Technical Team would request a Q.C UK Suppliers A.N:.C Inspection Process at the Distribution Centre Q.C Inspection A Monthly Q. R Issued under R.August 2010 : Version 3 .R Issued under R. How does the Q.T.S (Return to Supplier) DENWELLS LTD (RE-PROCESSING) Andrew Wells – 01952-210458 andrew@denwells.uk Page 171 Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .206 Q.C EX-PRESS PROCESSING LTD John Crawley – 01204-705757 sales@expressprocessing.O.T.O.R.P (Repair Repack) A New P.O.C Daventry 1 P.C • Suppliers FAILING to address RED SEAL comments & concerns • GREEN SEAL sample DO NOT MEET TESCO REQUIREMENTS (GREEN SEALERS –MUST represent BULK PRODUCTION) • Legal Implication effecting Product Safety • Customer Store complaints • Monitor New suppliers Q.T.460 HIGH RISK SUPPLIERS A – Q.co.C Target Inspection at the D.S can ONLY be issued to HUB Suppliers If the stock is rejected & will NOT be returning back to the D.T.C • Identify HIGH RISK suppliers • Monitor Suppliers Performance • Ensure Guide Lines set in the TESCO CLOTHING TECHNICAL MANUAL are maintained Q.C Inspection Report can ONLY be action & finalized by Technical Manager Merchandisers Buyer Who would issue an A.Appendix 10 Q.T.R document or Release the stock? FAILED Q.C Process Work • Q. Why so TESCO carry out Q.C Inspections are carried out across 7 Categories Category MENS Category LADIES Category BOYS & GIRLS Category BABY & TODDLER Category SHOES Category ESSENTIALS Category ACCESSORIES Fast way Hanging P.uk HUB Suppliers A.C Inspections carried across 2 D.C inspection on UK & HUB deliveries at the D.

5000g 1. decorative yarns and elasticated yarns in the leg or foot section of the sock.0000g 2. • Weigh back the components listing the weight. With the exception of the elasticated yarns within the welt.spun cotton . the component and fibre/s present.e.g. Welt and Main Body.spun cotton . Analysis • The fibres which make up the Welt.spun cotton .Sock Fibre Composition Standard Operating Procedure The standard operating procedure as listed below must be followed when testing all socks for fibre composition.e.5000g Receipt of sample • A full sock should be submitted for analysis with the relevant paperwork clearly stating Tesco as the retailer • The following sizes should be submitted for testing : Mens – size 9-11 Ladies – one size Childrens – size 9-12 Babies – 6-12months Note: If present any additional components present should be listed as above i. • The sock should be cut with scissors into three components – Heel & Toe.filament nylon / elastane . Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .0000g 0. This includes any reinforcement yarn and all yarns in the design. e.2000g 4.decorative nylon Welt .filament nylon 1. stretch yarns in the leg of foot of sock. • All components are placed in the oven and dried for between 4-16hrs or until a constant mass has been achieved. Main . • Upon removal from the oven place in a dessicator for not less than two hours.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 172 .0000g 0. Any additional yarns present should be separated and kept within the relevant component i. All fibres within the sock should be identified within the exception of the elasticated yarn within the welt of the sock.filament nylon Heel & Toe . Main and Heel & Toe components should be identified and recorded separately.0000g 0. all fibres must be quoted within the sock. • The three components are manually dissected into their constituent parts.

720 £2.Technical Library Annual Registration Fees Template Annual Sales £2.500 £1.950 >50 Number of Specifications >10 £750 >0 >£25 million £1.500 >£50 million £1.720 £2.720 >50 £1. and are irrespective of the number of sites.720 Fees are based on a combination of the number of specifications and annual sales. Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .950 >£100 million £2.720 £2.720 £2.950 £2.720 £2.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 173 .720 £1.720 £2.720 £2.

TEO-UIF003M-0510 PRICE Full Form . please contact our customer service representatives.alvaproducts. If you do not receive this reference number.customerservice@alvaproducts.£680 GBP Half Form – Not available Slack Form – Not available FEATURES Detachable Head Detachable Hands Detachable Feet Detachable Arms Detachable Shoulder Caps Measurement Lines Height Adjustable Metal Stand SIZE Girl 12-13 months Item # . • Please place your orders through our web-site: www. You will receive an order confirmation summary with a five (5) digit reference number. Manufactures or sourcing offices may use the following user-name and password: User Id: TEOV Password: teov0638 • NOTE: Please submit your order by selecting the “Confirm Order” button. Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .Product Catalogue – Tesco.com hk. Please use this reference number to track your order.com uk.com • Suppliers.Children’s Thank you for choosing AlvaProducts. Country United States Orders United Kingdom Orders Outside the US and UK Email us.TEO-GGL0013-0510 PRICE Full Form .customerservice@alvaproducts.£850 GBP Half Form – Not available Slack Form – Not available FEATURES Detachable Head Detachable Arms Detachable Shoulder Caps Measurement Lines Height Adjustable Metal Stand * All AlvaForms are subject to a £45 GBP handling fee.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 174 .com Fax +1-212-868-4319 +44-207-835-1193 +852-2428-5210 Telephone +1-212-868-4318 +44-207-370-1986 +852-2423-6786 AlvaForms Currently Available for Tesco SIZE Infant 0-3 months Item # .customerservice@alvaproducts. located at the bottom of the “Check Out Page”.

5% VAT To request the status of your order.TEO-WMS0024-0606 PRICE Full Form . **Please note that the prices of the Ladies Stand may differ from the above quote.customerservice@alvaproducts. please write to: Please use or write your shipping@alvaproducts.350 GBP FEATURES Collapsible Shoulders Collapsible Hip (right side only) Detachable Arms Detachable Shoulder Caps Detachable Leg (left side only) Soft Belly Measurement Lines Height Adjustable Metal Stand Standing Pegs (sold separately) SIZE Men 40 Item # . • AlvaForms said within the uk are subject to 17.Adults Thank you for choosing AlvaProducts.August 2010 : Version 3 Page 175 .alvaproducts. Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .£1.com hk.com Fax +1-212-868-4319 +44-207-835-1193 +852-2428-5210 Telephone +1-212-868-4318 +44-207-370-1986 +852-2423-6786 AlvaForms Currently Available for Tesco SIZE Womens 24 Item # . Please use this reference number to track your order. please contact our customer service representatives.TEO-MMN0040-0603-MF PRICE Full Form . Country United States Orders United Kingdom Orders Outside the US and UK Email us. You will receive an order confirmation summary with a five (5) digit reference number. If you do not receive this reference number.£1.com uk.com order confirmation number or invoice number to facilitate the response. Manufactures or sourcing offices may use the following user-name and password: User Id: TEOV Password: teov0638 • NOTE: Please submit your order by selecting the “Confirm Order” button. • Please place your orders through our web-site: www.customerservice@alvaproducts.com • Suppliers. located at the bottom of the “Check Out Page”.500 GBP FEATURES Collapsible Shoulders Collapsible Hip (right side only) Detachable Arms Detachable Shoulder Caps Detachable Leg (left side only) Detachable Feet Attached Hands Soft Belly Measurement Lines Height Adjustable Metal Stand Standing Pegs (sold separately) * All AlvaForms are subject to a £45 GBP handling fee. This may not be the most up to date price.customerservice@alvaproducts.Product Catalogue – Tesco .

Adults AlvaForms Currently Available for Tesco SIZE Womens 12 Petite Item # .TEO-WMS0024-0702 PRICE Full Form .545 GBP FEATURES FEATURES Collapsible Shoulders Collapsible Hip (right side only) Attached Hands Detachable Feet Detachable Arms Detachable Shoulder Caps Detachable Leg (left side only) Soft Belly Measurement Lines Height Adjustable Metal Stand Standing Pegs (sold separately) SIZE Womens 12 Item # . Tesco Clothing Technical Manual .August 2010 : Version 3 Page 176 .£1.£1.TEO-WMS0012-0702 PRICE Full Form .545 GBP FEATURES Collapsible Shoulders Collapsible Hip (right side only) Attached Hands Detachable Feet Detachable Arms Detachable Shoulder Caps Detachable Leg (left side only) Soft Belly Measurement Lines Height Adjustable Metal Stand Standing Pegs (sold separately) * All AlvaForms are subject to a £45 GBP handling fee.Product Catalogue – Tesco .

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